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Some Myths About Bad Posture

Some Myths About Bad Posture

Bad posture is responsible for a host of ills ranging from chronic pain to varicose veins. To correct a bad posture, it is also necessary to correct some of the fallacies that have become attached to posture. Slouching looks bad, but it is not bad for health. Wrong. Slouching can cause shoulder and back pain, [...]

What You Should Know About Ergonomics of Your Portable Devices?

What You Should Know About Ergonomics of Your Portable Devices?

It may not occur to us, but a lot of aches and pains that we suffer are actually due to the use of cell phones, PDA’s, digital readers and other portable digital devices that we so take for granted in our daily lives. Ordinarily we may blame these aches and pains on long hours at [...]

Ergonomic Tips You May Not Have Thought About

Ergonomic Tips You May Not Have Thought About

When we think of preventing RSI (repetitive strain injury) we think in terms of an ergonomic work station, with appropriate desk and chair, proper positioning of the computer and its peripherals, and the importance of a proper posture and so on. It could be however, that the following points have escaped your notice- Empty your [...]

What Really Causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What Really Causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Because of issues relating to workmen’s compensation and for other reasons, it is often argued that computer use and desk jobs are not responsible for carpal tunnel syndrome. The relationship between the disease and work remains controversial, with the causal relationship not clearly established. According to the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a [...]

Videos to Help You Avoid Repetitive Strain Injuries

Videos to Help You Avoid Repetitive Strain Injuries

Sometimes the most well meaning advice, even the most lucidly offered directives can be difficult to comprehend and to follow. It can help to actually see how a given activity is to be performed since a practical demonstration can really help a person understand any concept better. So we looked at some stretches, yoga moves [...]

Tech Overload – What It Can Mean for Kids

Tech Overload – What It Can Mean for Kids

Kids today are required to be tech savvy – and it isn’t just peer pressure that makes them gadget friendly, even the way that education is imparted and entertainment consumed today is very much dependent upon technology. This then results in something known as tech overload – a situation that results in injuries, musculoskeletal discomfort [...]

The Ball Chair – Ergonomic or Not?

The Ball Chair – Ergonomic or Not?

The Ball chair has been around since 1963 and is considered to be something of a classic when it comes to industrial design. Also referred to as the Globe chair, the dimensions of the chair have altered in recent times and have also been fitted with modern modifications such as MP3 integration and so on. [...]

Healthy Computing Tips for Kids

Healthy Computing Tips for Kids

Like it or not, the current generation of children is connected, and tech savvy like no preceding generation. They live with technology, learn from it, derive entertainment from it and increasingly they interact socially by using technology. With technology driving young people today, it is important to use certain healthy computing tips for kids that [...]

30 Designer Laptop Bags To Choose From!

30 Designer Laptop Bags To Choose From!

Here are 30 designer laptop bags, get the right one that suits your personality.