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2013-10-01 23:35:34

Wheelchair-bound attorney Rafal Strzalkowski, who lives with cerebral palsy, will be a keynote speaker at the 8th World Congress on Conductive Education following the launch of his accessibility awareness nonprofit. GAINESVILLE, FL (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Wheelchair-bound attorney Rafal Strzalkowski, who lives with cerebral palsy, will be a keynote speaker at the 8th World Congress on Conductive Education following the launch of his accessibility awareness nonprofit. On Oct. 12 in...

2013-09-30 23:38:36

Newly released report reveals health risks for American desk-job workers who spend too much time sitting on the job and the many benefits for incorporating periodic standing into the office environment. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 For American office staffers, prolonged sitting can be a health hazard. According to a white paper report by National Business Furniture, not only does it cause bodily aches and pains, it can also be the source of many serious health problems...

2013-09-30 23:22:49

The statistics are proven and “sitting disease” is real and taking lives – the solution is Standing at your Desk, with VARIDESK™. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Sitting all day can literally kill you. The statistics are staggering, but true. “For people who sit most of the day, their risk of heart attack is about the same as smoking,” said Martha Grogan cardiologist, Mayo Clinic. Some other statistics:     People who sit for more than 11 hours a...

2013-09-24 23:02:11

We've Got Your Back is announcing several new specialty seating options to improve comfort at the office. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 We’ve Got Your Back recently announced several new specialty seating options designed specifically for office workers. Many of We’ve Got Your Back’s customers have been searching for a way to improve their posture and comfort while working. Several new alternative seating options have been developed and recently added to their...

School Desks Causing Kids Back Pain
2013-09-23 12:15:50

[ Watch The Video: Backpacks Could Lead To Backpain ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As adults around the United States watch with schadenfreude as kids around them settle back into their school-day routines, it may concern them to know that the ergonomics of a child’s school environment are less than optimal. In fact, some kids are suffering physical consequences because of the amount of time they spend sitting at a desk or lifting heavy books. According to a...

2013-09-11 23:25:19

Their Wheelchair Swing Platforms have also been certified to meet ADA-compliant guidelines to ensure the safety of every user, regardless of ability. Especially designed to accommodate both adult and pediatric wheelchairs of every make and model, the front and rear ramps of these swing platforms allow easy access onto and off from the vinyl-coated, non-skid steel platform. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and...

2013-09-05 23:30:03

The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association have jointly conducted a study on the health effects of using smartphones and portable electronic devices among Hong Kong people. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association have jointly conducted a study on the health effects of using...

2013-09-05 23:03:11

San Jose area home and office equipment store has added a new product for comfortable prolonged computing. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 We’ve Got Your Back is pleased to announce the availability of a new sit-to-stand desk called the TaskMate Go. The TaskMate Go quickly and securely coverts any desktop to a sit-and-stand workstation. Features include:     Premium keyboard tray with wrist rest standard     Easy height adjustment...

2013-08-28 23:29:13

Health Postures LLC, designer and manufacturer of innovative sit stand ergonomic solutions, and Electronic Office Environments, an office and furniture supply company, are working to introduce employers to these resources. Minneapolis MN (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Researchers have discovered a direct correlation between employee happiness, health levels and productivity. However, this awareness is not enough. Employers must equip workers with the right resources to allow them to work safer,...


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