Back2School Ergonomic Safety Tips

Back to school is always a busy time of the year with an array of emotions.  As you change routines and adjust to new activities, there are precautions you can take to avoid injuries.  Here are a few guidelines to follow to help prevent injuries: Body Weight (in pounds) Backpack weight (in pounds) 50 5-7 […]

Ergonomics For School

Proper Backpack Fit

Here we are again, it’s August and the return to school has happened! In my house, emotions are constantly changing about the return to school. There is excitement, nervousness, anxiety, and readiness for the routine of the school year to resume. What you may not have thought about are the possible injuries that can occur […]

Ergonomic Form for Raking Leaves

Couple raking leaves

What is your favorite thing about Fall? I love the weather, the leaves changing colors, wearing boots and layers, enjoying a meal outside, football, pumpkin spice lattes…I could go on and on.   Fall also brings the unwanted chore of raking the leaves, which sounds simple but if done improperly could lead to injuries. Here are […]

Ergonomic Form & Raking Leaves

Ergonomic Yard Tool

Fall is quickly approaching which makes me think of the cooler weather, the leaves changing colors, wearing boots and layers, and enjoying a meal outside. It also means the unwanted chore of raking the leaves. Some common injuries with raking are easily avoidable if the raking is performed with a proper ergonomic form and a […]