Standing Desk Ergonomics
Millions of workers who were previously sentenced to the chair have adopted a sit-to-stand desk in their office. The good news is they’ve taken the first step. They’ve grasped the initiative, and are probably raving about their standing desk to all their friends and co-workers -as they well should. The bad news is that for many of them the next step they’ll be taking will be to their chiropractor, physical therapist, massage therapist, acupuncturist, orthopedist, internist or witch doctor when the aches and pains of a bad workstation setup start to set in.
Check out these articles by our staff experts on standing desk ergonomics to make sure your move to working while standing is an optimally healthy one!
Ergodynamics takes into account that everything about standing or walking while typing is different than when users were seated at a desk.
The ergonomic evaluations of home workstations identified many issues that could be adversely affecting workers over the long haul.
With many people working from home, employers need to consider liability for ergonomic injuries has pierced the veil of the corporate campus.
We've seen a recent spate of lawsuits in which very large settlements have been extracted from employers who failed to provide adequate seating.
Find out how a treadmill or standing desk can help sufferers of plantar fasciitis strengthen their muscles, move more, and break out of a sedentary life.
Which Has Greater Impact on Relieving Foot Pain for Standing Workers – Special Shoes or Standing Mats?
We get this question from employers looking for ways to reduce foot pain, absenteeism and medical costs for employees who stand on their feet all day.
Knowing how the study of anthropometry, posture, repetitive motion, and workspace design affects the user is critical to proper ergonomic design.