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Ergonomics: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
What Is Ergonomics, Anyway?
A definition and explanation of what ergonomics is.
Design and Anthropometry
What is the anthropometric population used in design and why?
What is Texting Thumb?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As Texting Thumb
What's the Optimal Height for a Bar?
Find out what the best height for your bar top is.
The Unintended Effects of Fluorescent Lights on...
The Effect Florescent Lights can have on Your Productivity and Welfare
Play With Different Muscles
Use different muscles for play and work so neither set gets worn out.
Everything You Need to Know About Plantar...
Plantar Fasciitis is a condition that afflicts millions of people every year.  Here are the plantar fasciitis essentials.
Plantar Fasciitis Stretches
Here are some stretches for plantar fasciitis.
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.
The Benefits of Standing While Working and How...
There are many benefits to standing while working.
What Is the Definition of Ergonomics?
A definition of ergonomics.
Can You Guess the Optimal Height for a Kitchen...
Redoing your kitchen? Find out what the best height for your kitchen counter top is.
Our Guide to Setting Up an Ergonomic Computer...
Steps on how to setup an ergonomically sound computer workstation to make computer use more comfortable and efficient and to prevent repetitive stress injuries.
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.
What is Anthropometry?
An explanation of anthropometry.
Your Options for the Treatment and Prevention...
Treatment and prevention options for Tendonitis of the wrist.
How Temperature Effects Your Productivity
How the air temperature of your surroundings affects your personal productivity.
How to Properly Adjust the Driver's Seat
How to Adjust the Driver's Seat for Proper Seat Height
Unblock Your Tear Ducts
A few simple steps can unblock blocked tear ducts and keep your body's natural eye lubrication mechanism working fluidly.
WORX GT Cordless Trimmer/Edger Product Review
An ergonomic product review of the WORX GT Cordless Trimmer/Edger.
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
How to Set Up Your Laptop to Be as Ergonomic as...
Certain steps can be taken to create a sound ergonomic (safe and comfortable) laptop setup as a desktop, whether it's as a main computer or a temporary setup.
What Are the Optimal Toe Kick Dimensions?
The best dimensions to use for a base cabinet toe kick.
A Fitting Guide for a Child's Backpack
A size chart of the average back sizes of children by age, adjusted for backpack fitting.
10 Tips For Soothing Your Eyes and Relieving...
Ways to soothe tired and strained eyes.
Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of Plantar Fasciitis' Symptoms
Conditions Often Mistaken for Plantar Fasciitis
Other Conditions The Are Often Misdiagnosed or Confused With Plantar Fasciitis
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.
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.
A Review of Vibram Five-Fingers 'Barefoot'...
A Review of Vibram FiveFingers. Ergonomics.
Layout Tips and Details for Designing an...
All the measurements and details you need to design an efficient galley or corridor style kitchen.
The Top 10 Tips for Preventing Repetitive...
Tips on preventing repetitive stress injuries of the wrist like: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Tendonitis and Bursitis.
What is a Toe Kick For?
Explaining the importance of a toe kick in a base cabinet.
How to Reduce and Eliminate Glare
Ways how to reduce and eliminate glare to reduce eye strain.
What is a Cumulative Trauma Disorder?
An answer to the question, Ergonomics.
Accommodation (of the Eye)
Definition of accommodation, as related to the eye.
The Benefits of Ergonomics
Discussing the benefits of ergonomics
Causes of Computer Vision Syndrome
The causes of computer vision syndrome.
What is Gamer's Thumb?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As Gamer's Thumb
Treating De Quervain's Syndrome at Home
home Remedies and Treatments for De Quervain's Syndrome.
Don't Sit On Your Wallet
Improve your posture and reduce your back pain by taking your wallet out of your back pocket.
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.
What Is Human Error in Ergonomics?
Explaining what is human error. Ergonomics.
4 Ways to Prevent and Treat Eye Strain
How to treat and relieve eye strain.
How Do I Form a Good Habit?
Forming a good habit correctly is important. After all it will be with you for a long time.
What are Gaming Glasses?
Explaining what gaming glasses are.
A Room-by-Room Guide for Ergonomic Lighting...
A listing of minimum lighting levels for residential rooms and spaces.
Tips for Preventing Everyday Eye Strain
Tips to prevent eye strain.
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...
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Know the Symptoms
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome symptoms.
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.
We Review Superfeet Shoe Insoles
An ergonomic product review of Superfeet Insoles.
Figure Out Which Tasks Cause You Pain by Using...
Instructions on how to use a visual analog pain scale.
Treating Bursitis at Home
Home Remedies for Bursitis. Ergonomics.
Strengthening Exercises for Shin Splints
Strengthening exercises to help prevent and recover from shin splints.
Symptoms of Shin Splints
Shin splint symptoms. Ergonomics.
What Is a Musculoskeletal Disorder?
An answer to the question, Ergonomics.
How to Prevent Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
How to prevent Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
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.
Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of...
Definition and symptoms of Tendonitis.
Can People Really Multitask?
How well can you multitask? One readers asks if it's possible or a myth. Find out our answer and how it relates to ergonomics.
Shoes and Plantar Fasciitis
The Great Ergonomic Shoe Debate and How it Relates to Plantar Fasciitis
Body Mechanics
Definition of Body Mechanics. Ergonomics.
Treating De Quervain's Syndrome
Treatment for De Quervain's Syndrome.
What is Good Posture?
Explaining good posture. Ergonomics.
Basic Kitchen Layouts
The basic kitchen layouts.
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.
What is Spinal Decompression Therapy?
An explnation of non-surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy.
The Essential 2 Minute Stretch Program
An essential stretching program for relieving stress within two minutes. Starting with eye stretches to relieve eye strain.
Plantar Fasciitis Essentials
Everything You Need to Know About Plantar Fasciitis
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Explanation, definition and symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
What is Eye Strain?
An explanation of eye strain. Ergonomics.
Standing Posture
The elements of a good posture while standing.
Bursitis Essentials
Everything You Need to Know About Bursitis
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...
Treating Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of How Plantar Fasciitis is Treated
Treating Plantar Fasciitis at Home
Home Remedies and Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis
Human Factors
Definition of human factors in relation to ergonomics.
Explanation of the Natural Wrist Position in...
Explanation of the Natural Wrist Position in Ergonomics
The L-Shaped Kitchen Layout Design Elements and...
All the measurements and details you need to design an efficient L-shaped style kitchen.
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.
The Miracle Ball Method Product Review
An ergonomic review of the Miracle Ball Method.
What is Mother’s Wrist?
An explanation of Mother's Wrist.
Benefits of the Graphical User Interface
The benefits of using a Graphical User Interface (GUI).
Maximum Weight for a Child's Backpack
Chart of the maximum backpack weight allowed for a child of a given size.
Treating Toasted Skin Syndrome
How to treat Toasted Skin Syndrome.
What Is Synergy?
Definition of synergy. Ergonomics.
What Causes Repetitive Stress Injuries?
Explaining some key factors in what causes repetitive stress injuries.
Symptoms of Bursitis
An Explanation of Bursitis's Symptoms
Aeron Chair
A product review of the ergonomically designed Aeron chair by Herman Miller.
Preventing Eye Strain
How to prevent eye strain before it occurs.
When to See a Doctor for Bursitis
When is Your Bursitis Bad Enough to Need Medical Help?
Who Is at Risk for Eye Strain?
Are you at risk for eye strain?
What are Computer Glasses?
Explaining what computer glasses are.
What is a Bunionette?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As a Bunionette
Causes of Bursitis
An Explanation of Bursitis's Causes
Vibration White Finger: Treatment &...
Treatment and prevention of Vibration White Finger.
What is a Repetitive Motion Injury?
An answer to the question, Ergonomics.
Anti-Fatigue Mat Materials
The best material often depends on where you are using it. Knowing your material options will make sure you get the right one.
Tendonitis: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention options for Tendonitis
Eye Strain Essentials: Symptoms, Treatments,...
Everything yo need to know about eye strain.
What Makes Michael Phelps Such a Great Swimmer?
Michael Phelps was perhaps the most dominant swimmer the sport has ever seen. Which of his physical traits made him such an unbelievably good swimmer?
Do Gloves Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Do gloves help relieve symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Essentials
What you need to know about Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
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.
Symptoms of De Quervain's Syndrome
De Quervain's Syndrome symptoms.
Relieving Plantar Fasciitis
How to Relieve the Pain of Plantar Fasciitis
How Do You Ice Your Foot for Plantar Fasciitis
Applying Cold Therapy to the Plantar Fascia
Causes of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome causes.
What is the Circadian Rhythm?
Explaining the Circadian Rhythm.
Before You Buy a Child's Backpack
A buying guide for an ergonomically sound backpack or book-bag for children.
What is Bursitis?
Explanation, definition and symptoms of Bursitis.
Before You Buy a Keyboard Tray
A guide to the ergonomic features you should look for in a keyboard tray.
Computer Vision Syndrome Essentials
Everything yo need to know about Computer Vision Syndrome.
What is a Repetitive Stress Disorder?
: What is a Repetitive Stress Disorder? : A repetitive stress disorder is an injury to a part of the
How to Take a Power Nap
All the Elements That Make Up a Successful and Sublime Power Nap
Do You Have Plantar Fasciitis?
An Explanation of How Plantar Fasciitis is Diagnosed
An Ergonomic Review of the Penclic Wireless...
An Ergonomic Review of the Penclic Wireless Mini Keyboard
Types of Tendinitis
The many different types of tendinitis.
Diagnosing Eye Strain
A diagnosis course to help you determine if you suffer from eye strain.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Treatment &...
Treatment and prevention options for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
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...
iPhone Ergonomic Review
An ergonomic breakdown of the human-machine interfaces, comfort factors, efficiency factors, use, misuse and unknown ergonomic factors of the iPhone. Page 2.
What are Body Mechanics?
An explanation of body mechanics.
When To See a Doctor for Toasted Skin Syndrome
When To See a Doctor for Toasted Skin Syndrome.
What is a Habit?
Understanding what a habit is and how it is formed is the first step to establishing good habits.
What is De Quervain's Syndrome?
An explanation of De Quervain's Syndrome.
What is Deep Vein Thrombosis
An explanation of Deep Vein Thrombosis.
Preventing De Quervain's Syndrome
Steps to Prevent De Quervain's Syndrome.
Diagnosing Toasted Skin Syndrome
How to diagnose Toasted Skin Syndrome.
Relieving De Quervain's Syndrome
Relief for De Quervain's Syndrome.
Basic Kitchen Dimensions
The basic kitchen dimensions.
Ergo
A discussion of the term ergo. Ergonomics.
How Can I Relieve Eye Strain?
Do your eyes often feel tired or strained? Learn how to ease your eye strain.
How a Cortisone Shot Helps Treat Repetitive...
An explanation of what a cortisone shot is and how it helps treat repetitive stress injuries.
Images of Trigger Finger
Pictures, Images and Videos Showing Trigger Finger
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.
What is an Anti-Fatigue Mat?
An explanation of an anti-fatigue mat and what it is used for.
Lighting Levels by Task
A listing of the minimum lighting levels for given tasks.
The Benefits of Ergonomics: Time Savings
Using good ergonomic practices or good ergonomic tools can almost always save you some time.
Causes of De Quervain's Syndrome
De Quervain's Syndrome causes. Ergonomics.
What is Glare?
A explanation of glare as it relates to vision and eye strain.
Ergonomic Needs for the Aging
The top 10 ergonomic considerations and changes needed for the aging person.
What are Shin Splints?
An explanation of Shin Splints. Ergonomics.
What is Overuse Syndrome?
: What is Overuse Syndrome? : Overuse syndrome is a condition where a part of the body is injured by
Causes of Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of Plantar Fasciitis' Causes
How to Fold Pants With the FlipFold Shirt and...
Step by step pictorial of how to fold pants using the FlipFold laundry folder.
Diagnosing Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
How Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is diagnosed.
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.
Egg-Perfect Egg Timer Ergonomic Review
An ergonomic product review of the Egg-Perfect Egg Timer
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