Work Ergonomics is an important aspect in all of our lives as we spend most of our time at work throughout the week. That said, without a proper computer set-up at work, many injuries can come as a result! Injuries such as muscle strains, neck pain, low back pain, and even tendonitis in the elbow, forearm, wrist, or hand can occur. Poor posture at work can lead to a decrease in function and an increase in overall pain. Additionally, prolonged positions of poor postures can lead to a reduction in your abdominal cavity causing a decrease in function of your vital organs such as your lungs. However, here at Empire we focus on improving function and reducing the risk of injury!
For this reason, below are some quick tips to keep you safe at work:
Dr. Tony Tanzi: Physical Therapist, Triathlete, Runner, Performance Coach