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laptop work can lead to unnecessary pains and strain
Ergonomics Pain Prevention Work Environment

5 tips to reduce sick leave with optimized ergonomics

Good ergonomics prevents illness and injuries to employees. Conversely, poor ergonomics contribute to high sick leave and work-related illness. As such, there is every reason to...

Sick leave and ergonomics - understanding the interlink
Ergonomics Prevention Work Environment

Sick leave and ergonomics - understanding the interlink

Sick leave and ergonomics are heavily interlinked. Neither body nor mind is designed to make small, repetitive movements for hours in front of a screen. Therefore,...

Why an ergonomic mouse is worth the investment
Ergonomics Work Environment

Why an ergonomic mouse is worth the investment

Many see an ergonomic computer mouse as a higher cost than traditional mouses. However, knowing what it does for employee health, it could be an excellent...

How do you treat repetitive strain injuries?
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How do you treat repetitive strain injuries?

Since repetitive strain injuries, also called mouse arm, is often connected to computer work and poor ergonomics such as faulty installed equipment, it is good to...

Benefits of a centred mouse
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Benefits of a centred mouse

While there are many disadvantages to using a traditional mouse, you will find the same number of benefits using a centred, ergonomically correct mouse. Possibly even...

Benefits of a vertical mouse
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Benefits of a vertical mouse

It is ancient news that a classic mouse causes damage that can be long lasting and difficult to fix. A vertical mouse is designed ergonomically and...

The anatomy of ergonomics
Ergonomics

The anatomy of ergonomics

You are obviously familiar with the concept of ergonomics. But are you completely aware of what it entails and why we started to worry about having...

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Ergonomics Prevention

Increasing your activity levels is easier than you think

We are bombarded with guidelines on keeping active every day to live a long, happy life. Even though it may seem overwhelming, your heart will thank...

man with a neck strain
Ergonomics Pain

Avoid injuries and save money: The effect of an ergonomically correct workstation

It is not as tricky (or expensive) to incorporate sound ergonomics in the office as many people think. On the contrary, you can save quite a bit of...

messy home office
Ergonomics Work Environment

The ideal home office - job satisfaction, ergonomics & efficiency

When aiming to design the ideal home office, you must focus on creating a work oasis that meets your work needs and your body’s needs. Sometimes,...

sore neck
Ergonomics Pain

Are you suffering from pain and soreness in your arms and shoulders?

It is understood that a tight schedule and stress can aggravate mouse-related pain, which usually manifests itself through pain or discomfort in the neck, shoulders, arms,...

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Work Environment

Back in the office: Expectations vs. reality

After a long period of working from home, many of us are currently returning to work. But even though you may have missed socialising with colleagues,...

How active can I be when I am in the office every day?
Ergonomics

How active can I be when I am in the office every day?

It is a question many people ask. Most people are likely becoming more and more aware of the risks associated with sedentary work while desiring to...

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Ergonomics Work Environment

Guide to HR: Help employees get back to the office

Little by little, employees can now return to the office. HR, work environment representatives, and management must help rather than expect everyone to return pain-free to...

Study: Save money with risk reduction
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Study: Save money with risk reduction

This is data compiled from Seattle Light & Power using an online risk management tool to show the effectiveness of multiple individuals using the Contour RollerMouse...

RSI: Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
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RSI: Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

What causes ulnar nerve entrapment? Ulnar nerve entrapment is caused by pressure on the ulnar nerve at either the elbow or wrist. The condition often develops...

man with shoulder pain
Ergonomics Pain Prevention RSI

RSI: Mouse Shoulder

What causes mouse shoulder? Mouse Shoulder is a term that has been used to describe a specific collection of neck and shoulder symptoms noticed in people...

RSI: De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
Ergonomics Pain Prevention RSI

RSI: De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

What causes de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis? Tenosynovitis is caused by the thumb tendons getting stuck together in the wrist region. The tendons swell and moving the thumb...

RollerMouse reduces muscle effort by 20 %
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RollerMouse reduces muscle effort by 20 %

Researchers at Harvard University have found that the RollerMouse device significantly improved the posture of the hand, wrist, and shoulder compared to a conventional mouse, while...

Study: RollerMouse Red can increase work efficiency by up to 19%
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Study: RollerMouse Red can increase work efficiency by up to 19%

Meet the RollerMouse Red The RollerMouse Red is the culmination of 20+ years of outside-the-box engineering that brings an innovative design meant to boost productivity with...