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Ergonomics: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
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.
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.
Tendonitis of the Wrist: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention options for Tendonitis of the wrist.
The Benefits of a Standing Desk
There are many benefits to standing while working.
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.
Is It a Repetitive Stress Injury or a...
The many different names for repetitive stress injuries and what the differences between them are.
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.
WORX GT Cordless Trimmer/Edger Product Review
An ergonomic product review of the WORX GT Cordless Trimmer/Edger.
What is Texting Thumb?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As Texting Thumb
How to Ergonomically Set Up Your Laptop as a...
How to ergonomically set up your laptop as a desktop computer setup.
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 Lumbar Support. Page 5.
Prevent Dry Eyes: How to Hydrate and Lubricate...
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.
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
Ergonomics
A definition of ergonomics.
Vibram Five-Fingers Footwear Review
The Vibram FiveFingers shoes take on a tricky challenge. Body mechanics can get quite complicated. Especially
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 Kitchen 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.
Top 10 Tips to Prevent Wrist Repetitive Stress...
Tips on preventing repetitive stress injuries of the wrist like: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Tendonitis and Bursitis.
How to Soothe Your Eyes and Your Eye Strain
Ways to soothe tired and strained eyes.
Superfeet Insoles Product Review
An ergonomic product review of Superfeet Insoles.
What Are the Optimal Toe Kick Dimensions?
The best dimensions to use for a base cabinet toe kick.
The Galley or Corridor Kitchen Layout Design...
All the measurements and details you need to design an efficient galley or corridor style kitchen.
Symptoms of Shin Splints
Shin splint symptoms. Ergonomics.
How to Reduce and Eliminate Glare
Ways how to reduce and eliminate glare to reduce eye strain.
Lighting Levels by Room
A listing of minimum lighting levels for residential rooms and spaces.
What is a Cortisone Shot?
An explanation of what a cortisone shot is and how it helps treat repetitive stress injuries
Treating De Quervain's Syndrome at Home
home Remedies and Treatments for De Quervain's Syndrome.
Strengthening Exercises for Shin Splints
Strengthening exercises to help prevent and recover from shin splints.
Treating Bursitis at Home
Home Remedies for Bursitis. Ergonomics.
Tendonitis: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention options for Tendonitis
What are Gaming Glasses?
Explaining what gaming glasses are.
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Symptoms
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome symptoms.
Treating Eye Strain
How to treat and relieve eye strain.
What is a Toe Kick For?
Explaining the importance of a toe kick in a base cabinet.
What is Spinal Decompression Therapy?
An explnation of non-surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy.
What is a Bunionette?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As a Bunionette
What is Human Error?
Explaining what is human error. Ergonomics.
Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of Plantar Fasciitis' Symptoms
What is Tendonitis?
Definition and symptoms of Tendonitis.
Tips to Prevent Eye Strain
Tips to prevent eye strain.
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 Gamer's Thumb?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As Gamer's Thumb
Using a Visual Analog Pain Scale
Instructions on how to use a visual analog pain scale.
What is Good Posture?
Explaining good posture. Ergonomics.
Standing Posture
The elements of a good posture while standing.
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...
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
Eye Strain Essentials
Everything yo need to know about eye strain.
How to Take a Power Nap
All the Elements That Make Up a Successful and Sublime Power Nap
What is a Cumulative Trauma Disorder?
: What is a Cumulative Trauma Disorder? : A cumulative trauma disorder is a condition where a part of
What is Anthropometry?
An explanation of anthropometry.
Bursitis Essentials
Everything You Need to Know About Bursitis
Don't Sit On Your Wallet
Improve your posture and reduce your back pain by taking your wallet out of your back pocket.
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 Bursitis?
Explanation, definition and symptoms of Bursitis.
Symptoms of Bursitis
An Explanation of Bursitis's Symptoms
Natural Wrist Position
A definition and photograph of the natural wrist position.
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
Treating De Quervain's Syndrome
Treatment for De Quervain's Syndrome.
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Explanation, definition and symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
What is Eye Strain?
An explanation of eye strain. Ergonomics.
The Miracle Ball Method Product Review
An ergonomic review of the Miracle Ball Method.
What is Trigger Finger?
An explanation of Trigger Finger.
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...
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.
Can People Really Multitask?
Can people actually multitask? Ergonomics.
How to Prevent Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
How to prevent Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
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 Toasted Skin Syndrome
How to treat Toasted Skin Syndrome.
Vibration White Finger: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention of Vibration White Finger.
Preventing Eye Strain
How to prevent eye strain before it occurs.
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.
The L-Shaped Kitchen Layout Design Elements and...
All the measurements and details you need to design an efficient L-shaped style kitchen.
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.
When to See a Doctor for Bursitis
When is Your Bursitis Bad Enough to Need Medical Help?
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.
Treating Plantar Fasciitis at Home
Home Remedies and Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis
Aeron Chair
A product review of the ergonomically designed Aeron chair by Herman Miller.
Treating Bursitis
How Bursitis is Treated. Ergonomics.
Egg-Perfect Egg Timer Ergonomic Review
An ergonomic product review of the Egg-Perfect Egg Timer
What are Computer Glasses?
Explaining what computer glasses are.
Basic Kitchen Layouts
The basic kitchen layouts.
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).
What Happens When you Sleep?
Understanding what happens to your body and mind when you sleep.
What is Working Memory?
An explanation of the concept of working memory.
Shoes and Plantar Fasciitis
The Great Ergonomic Shoe Debate and How it Relates to Plantar Fasciitis
Symptoms of De Quervain's Syndrome
De Quervain's Syndrome symptoms.
What is De Quervain's Syndrome?
An explanation of De Quervain's Syndrome.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention options for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Causes of Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of Plantar Fasciitis' Causes
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
Lighting Levels by Task
A listing of the minimum lighting levels for given tasks.
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?
Body Mechanics
Definition of Body Mechanics. Ergonomics.
Diagnosing Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of How Plantar Fasciitis is Diagnosed
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.
Basic Kitchen Dimensions
The basic kitchen dimensions.
Causes of Bursitis
An Explanation of Bursitis's Causes
Relieving Plantar Fasciitis
How to Relieve the Pain of Plantar Fasciitis
Causes of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 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.
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.
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 are Body Mechanics?
An explanation of body mechanics.
How Long Should I Nap For?
Hit The Sweet Spot For Your Nap Duration
Shoe Wheel Product Review
An ergonomic product review of the Rakku Shoe Wheel.
How Can I Relieve Eye Strain?
Do your eyes often feel tired or strained? Learn how to ease your eye strain.
What is Overuse Syndrome?
: What is Overuse Syndrome? : Overuse syndrome is a condition where a part of the body is injured by
Do Gloves Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Do gloves help relieve symptoms of 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...
Tennis Elbow: Treatment & Prevention
Treatment and prevention options for Tennis Elbow
What is the Circadian Rhythm?
Explaining the Circadian Rhythm.
Computer Vision Syndrome Essentials
Everything yo need to know about Computer Vision Syndrome.
What is Plantar Fasciitis
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known as Plantar Fasciitis
What Causes Repetitive Stress Injuries?
Explaining some key factors in what causes repetitive stress injuries.
What is a Bunion?
An Explanation of the Repetitive Stress Injury Known As a Bunion
Is an Anti-Fatigue Mat Worth It?
A discussion on the wroth of an anti-fatigue mat.
What is an Anti-Fatigue Mat?
An explanation of an anti-fatigue mat and what it is used for.
Causes of Shin Splints
Shin splint causes. Ergonomics.
Cumulative Trauma Disorder
A definition of Cumulative Trauma Disorders.
Human Factors
Definition of human factors. Ergonomics.
Diagnosing Toasted Skin Syndrome
How to diagnose Toasted Skin Syndrome.
Conditions Often Mistaken for Plantar Fasciitis
Other Conditions The Are Often Misdiagnosed or Confused With Plantar Fasciitis
De Quervain’s Syndrome Essentials
Everything You Need to Know About De Quervain's Syndrome
What Causes Muscle Pain?
The causes of muscle pain. Ergonomics.
What is Deep Vein Thrombosis
An explanation of Deep Vein Thrombosis.
Top 10 Ergonomic KitchenAid Mixer Attachments
These are the best and most ergonomic attachments, tools and extras for your KitchenAid stand mixer.
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 Shin Splints?
An explanation of Shin Splints. Ergonomics.
Do You Suffer from Repetitive Driving Injuries?
Information on Repetitive Driving Injuries.
Sitting Posture
The elements of a good posture while sitting.
When To See a Doctor for Toasted Skin Syndrome
When To See a Doctor for Toasted Skin Syndrome.
Synergy
Definition of synergy. Ergonomics.
The Benefits of Ergonomics
Discussing the benefits of ergonomics
How Do You Ice Your Foot for Plantar Fasciitis
Applying Cold Therapy to the Plantar Fascia
The Ergonomics of Heavy Shoes
Are heavy shoes a good idea? Are they healthy to wear?
Stretching Exercises for Shin Splints
Stretches to help prevent and recover from shin splints.
Professional Treatments for Tendinitis
Professional treatment options for your tendinitis.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Risk Factors
A discussion of the factors that heighten the risk of developing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Gel-Pro Kitchen Anti-Fatigue Mat Review
An ergonomic product review of the Gel-Pro Kitchen Anti-Fatigue Mat
When to See a Doctor About Thoracic Outlet...
When should you see a doctor for your Thoracic Outlet Syndrome?
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.
Treating Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
How Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is treated.

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