Searching for the right anti-fatigue mat for your standing desk brings forth a daunting paradox of choice. They come in all sizes, colors, and quality of construction. Having analyzed many and written more fully-detailed product reviews on various standing mat offerings than any other expert review site, our simple advice to the reader is this: First figure out what quality level best su…
Standing Mat Ergonomics
There is much more to making a quality standing mat suitable for all-day use than what goes into making a standard kitchen mat or industrial mat, and you’ll find some of the top experts in the field here at WorkWhileWalking & WorkWhileStanding. We’ve conducted more testing on more products to separate the best standing mats from the worst than any other reviews site.
For most sufferers, symptoms tend to wax and wane, usually worsening after a trigger event such as overuse, or from walking barefoot or without their prescribed orthotics for anything more than a mid-night pad over to the bathroom.
Which Has Greater Impact on Relieving Foot Pain for Standing Workers – Special Shoes or Standing Mats?
We get this question often from employers who are looking for cost-effective ways for reducing foot pain, absenteeism and medical costs for employees who have to stand on their feet all day.
ased on our regular encounters with occupational ergonomists and ergonomic product designers, it’s fair to say that many, if not most, of those working in the field today did not receive any formal training on the vast differences between working at a keyboard in a seated versus standing or walking modality.