12 Ways to Stop Work-Related Back Pain

12 Ways to Stop Work-Related Back Pain

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Computer use is a leading reason most women have back pain. Try these few simple tweaks to improve your posture at work and put a stop to back pain.
26 Aug 2017 - General
Jemelyn Mae Sodusta Thank you for sharing your tips on how to maintain good posture while attending to patients. You have even mentioned widening the base of support to increase lumbar stability and engaging the hip muscles while handling patients. That is a great way to increase force generation without compromising lumbar spine support. It is very important especially when assisting in bed mobility and transfer...
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Observing good work ergonomics is the best way to prevent occupational-related illnesses and overuse. This article provides really good tips on how to prevent low back pain, a common reason for sick leave, at work. By being mindful about one's posture, one reduces strain and weakness of the postural muscles. Another tip I recommend is the rule of 20. Look away from the monitor every 20 minutes at a straight focus of about 20 feet in distance for 20 seconds to relax the eye muscles. For the M...
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