Tackle Yard Work Wisely

Sarah Jackson, writing in the The Olympian (Tackle Yard Work Wisely), discusses safe gardening techniques and tools. Some of her ideas and tips for a safe and productive gardening workout include: Get on the ball – Use an inflatable exercise ball as a base for garden work Bring the garden …

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Dentists At Risk For RSI, Too

It looks like RSI is not just for computer user. Dentists are apparently suffering the same sort of problems. A press release announcing a new ergonomically-designed dental tool (New RMO Led Curing Light Ergonomically Designed to Reduce Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Risk to Dentists) says that: “To help cut the incidence …

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The Perils of Office Chairs

Dana Knight has an interesting article in the Indianapolis Star (Longer Hours In The Chair Can Be A Pain In The Anatomy), discussing the dangers of sitting all day. “You’re holding a position all day long that is static. You’re forced into a position that doesn’t fit your body shape. …

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Remodeling is a Pain

We’re remodeling our house, and I’m doing some of the work myself. A few days ago we pulled up the carpet in the basement, and found that the padding was clued to the concrete floor. I ended up using a floor scraper tool to get the padding off the concrete. …

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Reaching For RSI

In an article in The Union, a newspaper in Nevada County, CA, Dave Moller writes about workstation setup and computer ergonomics. The article discusses how best to arrange your workstation, and the importance of exercises and taking breaks. This is all pretty standard advice, and something you’ve probably heard a …

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The orbiTouch Keyless Keyboard

Keybowl Inc. just released a new version of their orbiTouch “keyless keyboard”. The device provides full keyboard and mouse function with no finger or wrist motion by using color-coded rings on two ergonomically-sculpted domes to produce character input. The orbiTouch creates a keystroke when you slide the two domes into …

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