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Clients with Hand Pain

<p>Hand Pain and Mouse Usage One of the recent questions we received from a student was regarding hand pain that he encountered in a client while performing an office evaluation. I have some questions about pain in hands between thumb and first finger on hand that uses the mouse. Is there a reference you would<a class="more-link" href="https://blog.thebackschool.net/ergonomics/office-ergonomics/clients-with-hand-pain/">Continue reading</a></p>

Mindful Ergonomics II &#8211; Practical Application

<p>What Does Mindful Stretch-and-Flex Look Like? (Make sure to check out Mindful Ergonomics Pt 1 HERE) As our example below demonstrates, Mindful Stretch-and-Flex can look very similar to other programs. This simple warmup series only differs in the sense that breathwork is demonstrated and encouraged by the group leader through a conscious effort. Employees are<a class="more-link" href="https://blog.thebackschool.net/ergonomics/mindful-ergonomics-ii-practical-application/">Continue reading</a></p>

Instances of Osteoarthritis of the Knee Double in 75 Years

<p>Today we&#8217;re following up on a recent article on Osteoarthritis of the knee with some additional insight from faculty member Jamie McGaha, OTR, CHT, CEAS, OTD, COMT. We originally posted on this article in the &#8220;What we&#8217;re reading&#8221; section of a recent newsletter with commentary from our directory of education, Dr. Bob Niklewicz. You can<a class="more-link" href="https://blog.thebackschool.net/industrial-rehab/instances-of-osteoarthritis-of-the-knee-double-in-75-years/">Continue reading</a></p>