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Ergonomics: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Our Guide to Setting Up an Ergonomic Computer...
A good chair can be the difference between job satisfaction and misery. Page 6.
What's the Optimal Height for a Bar?
Find out what the best height for your bar top is.
What is Ergonomics, Anyway?
A definition and explanation of what ergonomics is.
The Unintended Effects of Fluorescent Lights on...
The Effect Florescent Lights can have on Your Productivity and Welfare
Can You Guess the Optimal Height for a Kitchen...
Redoing your kitchen? Find out what the best height for your kitchen counter top is.
Tips for Preventing Everyday Eye Strain
Tips to prevent eye strain.
What are the Common Symptoms of Eye Strain?
Eye strain has a diverse range of symptoms that, at first glance, you might not even recognize as an eye problem.
Designing a New Kitchen? Cabinet Ergonomics You...
Redoing your kitchen? Find out what the best height for the best height for your upper cabinets in the kitchen are.
WORX GT Cordless Trimmer/Edger Product Review
An ergonomic product review of the WORX GT Cordless Trimmer/Edger.
The Benefits of Standing While Working and How...
There are many benefits to standing while working.
Your Options for the Treatment and Prevention...
Treatment and prevention options for Tendonitis of the wrist.
Is It a Repetitive Stress Injury or a...
The many different names for repetitive stress injuries and what the differences between them are.
What is Texting Thumb?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As Texting Thumb
How Temperature Effects Your Productivity
How the air temperature of your surroundings affects your personal productivity.
How to Hydrate and Lubricate Your Dry Eyes
Keeping your eyes hdrated or lubricated is improtant for eye health. Dry eyes can not only be uncomfortable, but they can lead to a host of other eye problems. Learn some strategies for hyrdrating and lubricating so you can prevent dry eyes.
How to Properly Adjust the Driver's Seat
How to Adjust the Driver's Seat for Proper Lumbar Support. Page 5.
Why Your Kitchen Needs a "Work Triangle"
A well laid out and efficient kitchen centers around a good work triangle. Understanding the basics of how to construct one is the first step.
How to Set Up Your Laptop to Be as Ergonomic as...
How to ergonomically set up your laptop as a desktop computer setup.
10 Tips For Soothing Your Eyes and Relieving...
Ways to soothe tired and strained eyes.
Unblock Your Tear Ducts
A few simple steps can unblock blocked tear ducts and keep your body's natural eye lubrication mechanism working fluidly.
What Is the Definition of Ergonomics?
A definition of ergonomics.
A Review of Vibram Five-Fingers 'Barefoot'...
The Vibram FiveFingers shoes take on a tricky challenge. Body mechanics can get quite complicated. Especially
What is a Repetitive Stress Injury?
: What is a Repetitive Stress Injury? : A repetitive stress injury is an injury to a part of the body
The Top 10 Tips for Preventing Repetitive...
Tips on preventing repetitive stress injuries of the wrist like: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Tendonitis and Bursitis.
What Are the Optimal Toe Kick Dimensions?
The best dimensions to use for a base cabinet toe kick.
Symptoms of Shin Splints
Shin splint symptoms. Ergonomics.
Layout Tips and Details for Designing an...
All the measurements and details you need to design an efficient galley or corridor style kitchen.
We Review Superfeet Shoe Insoles
An ergonomic product review of Superfeet Insoles.
Treating De Quervain's Syndrome at Home
home Remedies and Treatments for De Quervain's Syndrome.
The Common Symptoms and Causes of Eye Strain
The causes of eye strain, including common activities like computer use, environmental factors like bad lighting, and personal factors like fatigue.
Treating Bursitis at Home
Home Remedies for Bursitis. Ergonomics.
Lighting Levels by Room
A listing of minimum lighting levels for residential rooms and spaces.
4 Ways to Prevent and Treat Eye Strain
How to treat and relieve eye strain.
How to Reduce and Eliminate Glare
Ways how to reduce and eliminate glare to reduce eye strain.
What are Gaming Glasses?
Explaining what gaming glasses are.
How a Cortisone Shot Helps Treat Repetitive...
An explanation of what a cortisone shot is and how it helps treat repetitive stress injuries
Tendonitis: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention options for Tendonitis
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Symptoms
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome symptoms.
Strengthening Exercises for Shin Splints
Strengthening exercises to help prevent and recover from shin splints.
Eye Strain Essentials
Everything yo need to know about eye strain.
What is a Toe Kick For?
Explaining the importance of a toe kick in a base cabinet.
Using a Visual Analog Pain Scale
Instructions on how to use a visual analog pain scale.
What is Spinal Decompression Therapy?
An explnation of non-surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy.
What is Human Error?
Explaining what is human error. Ergonomics.
What is Gamer's Thumb?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As Gamer's Thumb
Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of Plantar Fasciitis' Symptoms
What is Tendonitis?
Definition and symptoms of Tendonitis.
What is Anthropometry?
An explanation of anthropometry.
What is a Bunionette?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As a Bunionette
What is a Cumulative Trauma Disorder?
: What is a Cumulative Trauma Disorder? : A cumulative trauma disorder is a condition where a part of
Egg-Perfect Egg Timer Ergonomic Review
An ergonomic product review of the Egg-Perfect Egg Timer
What is Bursitis?
Explanation, definition and symptoms of Bursitis.
Treating De Quervain's Syndrome
Treatment for De Quervain's Syndrome.
Symptoms of Bursitis
An Explanation of Bursitis's Symptoms
Don't Sit On Your Wallet
Improve your posture and reduce your back pain by taking your wallet out of your back pocket.
What is a Repetitive Strain Injury?
: What is a Repetitive Strain Injury? : A repetitive strain injury is an injury to a part of the body
The U-Shaped Kitchen Layout
The U-shaped kitchen layout is an efficient layout for a kitchen space. The details of the U-shaped kitchen layout are...
Standing Posture
The elements of a good posture while standing.
What is Good Posture?
Explaining good posture. Ergonomics.
Ergonomic Driving Tips
Whether on your daily commute or an extended road trip, good ergonomic setup can go a long way to enhancing the comfort and effectiveness of your driving.
What Is a Musculoskeletal Disorder?
: What is a Musculoskeletal Disorder? : A musculoskeletal disorder is a condition where a part of musculoskeletal
What Happens When you Sleep?
Understanding what happens to your body and mind when you sleep.
Natural Wrist Position
A definition and photograph of the natural wrist position.
What is Trigger Finger?
An explanation of Trigger Finger.
The L-Shaped Kitchen Layout Design Elements and...
All the measurements and details you need to design an efficient L-shaped style kitchen.
Can People Really Multitask?
Can people actually multitask? Ergonomics.
Preventing Eye Strain
How to prevent eye strain before it occurs.
Professional Treatments for Tendinitis
Professional treatment options for your tendinitis.
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Explanation, definition and symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Bursitis Essentials
Everything You Need to Know About Bursitis
Treating Bursitis
How Bursitis is Treated. Ergonomics.
The Essential 2 Minute Stretch Program
An essential stretching program for relieving stress within two minutes. Starting with eye stretches to relieve eye strain.
Treating Plantar Fasciitis at Home
Home Remedies and Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis
Symptoms of De Quervain's Syndrome
De Quervain's Syndrome symptoms.
The L-Shaped Kitchen Layout
The L-shaped kitchen layout is one of the most popular and versatile layouts. It is one of the standard plans developed by decades of ergonomic research.
How to Take a Power Nap
All the Elements That Make Up a Successful and Sublime Power Nap
The Galley or Corridor Kitchen Layout
The galley or Ccrridor kitchen layout is an efficient layout for a small kitchen space. The details of the galley/corridor kitchen layout are...
Anti-Fatigue Mat Materials
The best material for your anti-fatigue mat often depends on what for and where you are using it. Knowing your material options will make sure you get the right one.
What is Eye Strain?
An explanation of eye strain. Ergonomics.
Diagnosing Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of How Plantar Fasciitis is Diagnosed
How to Prevent Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
How to prevent Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
Aeron Chair
A product review of the ergonomically designed Aeron chair by Herman Miller.
What are Computer Glasses?
Explaining what computer glasses are.
Top 10 Things to Do if You've Been Diagnosed...
Ten steps to take after you've been diagnosed with a repetitive stress injury to put you on the path to recovery.
The Miracle Ball Method Product Review
An ergonomic review of the Miracle Ball Method.
How Can I Relieve Eye Strain?
Do your eyes often feel tired or strained? Learn how to ease your eye strain.
Treating Toasted Skin Syndrome
How to treat Toasted Skin Syndrome.
When to See a Doctor for Bursitis
When is Your Bursitis Bad Enough to Need Medical Help?
What are Shin Splints?
An explanation of Shin Splints. Ergonomics.
The Problems with Fluorescent Lights
There are some draw backs that should be considered when using fluorescent lights. The sole use of fluorescent can have some negative ergonomic and health effects on you including flicker.
A Fitting Guide for a Child's Backpack
A size chart of the average back sizes of children by age, adjusted for backpack fitting. Page 2.
What is Mother’s Wrist?
An explanation of Mother's Wrist.
Shoes and Plantar Fasciitis
The Great Ergonomic Shoe Debate and How it Relates to Plantar Fasciitis
Computer Vision Syndrome Essentials
Everything yo need to know about Computer Vision Syndrome.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention options for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Body Mechanics
Definition of Body Mechanics. Ergonomics.
How Do You Ice Your Foot for Plantar Fasciitis
Applying Cold Therapy to the Plantar Fascia
Vibration White Finger: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention of Vibration White Finger.
Relieving Plantar Fasciitis
How to Relieve the Pain of Plantar Fasciitis
The Peninsula-Shaped Kitchen Layout
The Peninsula-shaped kitchen layout is an efficient layout for a kitchen space. The details of the Peninsula-shaped kitchen layout are...
Causes of Bursitis
An Explanation of Bursitis's Causes
Symptoms of Deep Vein Thrombosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is a life threatening condition that can strike anyone. Identifying the symptoms early can help.
Do Gloves Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Do gloves help relieve symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?
What is De Quervain's Syndrome?
An explanation of De Quervain's Syndrome.
Lighting Levels by Task
A listing of the minimum lighting levels for given tasks.
What Causes Repetitive Stress Injuries?
Explaining some key factors in what causes repetitive stress injuries.
The Many Names for Repetitive Stress Injuries
An explanation of the synonymous terms used to describe a repetitive stress injury. Among them are repetitive stress injury (RSI), repetitive stress disorder (RSD), repetitive strain injury (RSI), repetitive strain disorder (RSD), repetitive motion injury (RMI), repetitive motion disorder (RMD), repetitive injury, overuse syndrome, cumulative trauma disorder (CTD), and musculoskeletal disorders (MSD).
What is Tennis Elbow?
Explanation, definition and symptoms of Tennis Elbow.
Treating Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of How Plantar Fasciitis is Treated
Before You Buy a Keyboard Tray
A guide to the ergonomic features you should look for in a keyboard tray.
Ergonomic Techniques for Quick and Easy Deviled...
Tips and techniques for making deviled eggs quickly and cleanly.
What is a Bunion?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As a Bunion
What is the Circadian Rhythm?
Explaining the Circadian Rhythm.
What Is Synergy?
Definition of synergy. Ergonomics.
What is Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known as Plantar Fasciitis
Benefits of the Graphical User Interface
The benefits of using a Graphical User Interface (GUI).
How Long Should I Nap For?
Hit The Sweet Spot For Your Nap Duration
What is a Repetitive Motion Injury?
: What is a Repetitive Motion Injury? : A repetitive motion injury is an injury to a part of the body
Causes of Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of Plantar Fasciitis' Causes
What is Working Memory?
An explanation of the concept of working memory.
Tennis Elbow: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention options for Tennis Elbow
Top 10 Ergonomic KitchenAid Mixer Attachments
These are the best and most ergonomic attachments, tools and extras for your KitchenAid stand mixer.
Basic Kitchen Layouts
The basic kitchen layouts.
Basic Kitchen Dimensions
The basic kitchen dimensions.
Conditions Often Mistaken for Plantar Fasciitis
Other Conditions The Are Often Misdiagnosed or Confused With Plantar Fasciitis
What Causes Muscle Pain?
The causes of muscle pain. Ergonomics.
What is Deep Vein Thrombosis
An explanation of Deep Vein Thrombosis.
What is Overuse Syndrome?
: What is Overuse Syndrome? : Overuse syndrome is a condition where a part of the body is injured by
Stretching Exercises for Shin Splints
Stretches to help prevent and recover from shin splints.
Human Factors
Definition of human factors in relation to ergonomics.
Causes of Shin Splints
Shin splint causes. Ergonomics.
What is a Human's Cognitive Capability?
An explanation of a human's cognitive capability.
Diabetic Neuropathy
A definition of Diabetic Neuropathy.
De Quervain’s Syndrome Essentials
Everything You Need to Know About De Quervain's Syndrome
How Much Sleep Do You Need?
How much sleep do you really need?
Flip Fold Shirt and Laundry Folding Board
The FlipFold is a laundry folding board the provides efficient and consistent folding of shirts, pants and towels.
What are Body Mechanics?
An explanation of body mechanics.
Diagnosing Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
How Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is diagnosed.
Causes of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome causes.
Diagnosing Bursitis
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known as Bursitis is Diagnosed
The Benefits of Ergonomics: Time Savings
Using good ergonomic practices or good ergonomic tools can almost always save you some time.
Plantar Fasciitis Essentials
Everything You Need to Know About Plantar Fasciitis
When To See a Doctor for Toasted Skin Syndrome
When To See a Doctor for Toasted Skin Syndrome.
Diagnosing Toasted Skin Syndrome
How to diagnose Toasted Skin Syndrome.
Treating Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
How Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is treated.
Bursitis: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention options for Bursitis
What is Vibration White Finger?
Explanation, definition and symptoms of Vibration White Finger.
Anthropometry
Definition of anthropometry. Ergonomics.
The Elements of an Ergonomic Office Environment
A discussion of all the things that play a part in the ergonomics of an office environment, from light to noise to colors.
Gel-Pro Kitchen Anti-Fatigue Mat Review
An ergonomic product review of the Gel-Pro Kitchen Anti-Fatigue Mat

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