Ergonomic Advice

Muscle Cramps

How to Overcome Muscle Cramps Using the Desk Bike

Do you still remember the last time you had twitching muscles on the calves? How did you feel about it? 

Neck Pain

How to Protect your Neck with an Ergonomic Chair

Whenever you sit on a chair for long hours, what do you usually feel? Do you experience pain around the neck?

Postpartum Belly

Bid Goodbye to Postpartum Belly with a Vibration Plate

The delicate voice from a tiny life has been delivered on earth because of you, warrior Mom, your belly has been their refuge for 9 months...

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How to Prevent Osteoporosis Using a Desk Bike

Osteoporosis, a condition in which there is an abnormal loss of tissue resulting in fragile porous bones...

What standing desk to choose

Standing Desk Comparison: Electric Desk vs. Crank Desk vs. Converter Desk

Research has shown that between 50-70% of the world population is sitting for more than six hours a day...

A Short Guide for an Ergonomic Desk Set-Up

A Short Guide for an Ergonomic Desk Set-Up

Now that you are working remotely, it is important to adhere to an ergonomic office to keep your physical and mental health in top shape...

Ergonomic Wobble Stool vs Ergonomic Office Chair: Which One Should You Get?

Ergonomic Wobble Stool vs Ergonomic Office Chair: Which One Should You Get?

These two seats may be worlds apart but both offer more benefits than a traditional chair. But which one should you get?

Improper Posture

Improper Posture Can Get the Best of You

It takes more than just standing up straight to look your best to have good posture.

Fun Hobbies That Help With Your Child’s Mental Health Through This Pandemic

Fun Hobbies That Help With Your Child’s Mental Health Through This Pandemic

Go pack up the kids’ crayons and books because here are some fun hobbies that you and your children can do together to help curb the loneliness this pandemic brings...

A worker enjoying the benefits of a task chair

What is an Ergonomic Task Chair? How is it Different from a Desk Chair?

Getting the right task chair at work is critical for productivity and health for the worker to enjoy a healthier life...

The Multi-Talented Artist’s Studio

The Multi-Talented Artist’s Studio

The multi-talented artist deserves a studio that would cater to every mask that he has...

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Avoiding Neck Problems While Working from Home

Many employees nowadays are working from home due to the pandemic with them using laptops because it is portable, but without proper ergonomics at home, neck and back problems will occur...

Tips to boost spine health

Self-Care Tips to Boost Your Spine Health

Thousands of people are affected by spinal pain and injuries every day.

Support For The WFH Employee

Support For The WFH Employee

Thinking of ways to show your support for your work-from-home employee? Here are a few simple tips to get started...

Arts and Crafts

Rainbow Experiment

A good way to keep children constantly curious is by engaging them in activities that will give them the opportunity to practice critical thinking...

Pizza

Mini Pizza

Having movie night at home with friends or family but can’t quite think of a fun snack idea that you can all share?

Types of Standing Desks and Their Benefits

5 Types of Standing Desks and Their Benefits

It’s been a long time coming, but standing desks are finally having their time in the sun...

comhar standing desk

The Comhar All-in-One Standing Desk Glass Top-48" W and the Home Office All-in-One Desk Bike/Bike Workstation V9: A Comparison

Telecommuting and teleworking are some of the bywords of working from home...

paper clips scattered on the floor

The Importance of Keeping Away Choking Hazards with a Desk Organizer

WARNING: The incident mentioned is fictional; any part of it that seems to be pertaining to a real person was written unintentionally. Reader’s discretion is advised...

 a man relaxing on the chair

The Benefits of Relieving Stress while on an Ergonomic Chair

Every day, we are facing a lot of hurdles and hassles- from technical glitches you encounter while sending email to the microwave oven that stopped working this morning...

fix bad posture while working from home

How Does Poor Posture Affect Your Productivity?

You have probably encountered one of the side effects of getting a sedentary job if you have ever struggled after a long day of sitting at your desk and feeling so stiff you could not move...

How to Choose the Perfect Office Desk

The Ultimate Buying Guide for Office Desks

Your sofa might be an important piece of furniture in your life but nothing is as important as your office desk...

Exercising with laptop stand desk stationary bike

Workout Exercises for Laptop Stand Desk Users

Exercising even when using laptops is still necessary to have a healthy lifestyle...

An Ergonomic Laptop Stand Desk in use

Best Ergonomic Laptop Stand Desk Health Benefits

 An ergonomic laptop stand desk can improve posture and prevents back and neck pain...

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Ergonomic Office Chair Buying Guide: Things You Should Consider

You spend a significant amount of time seated in front of your screen...

Your Stand On Your Child’s Posture

Your Stand On Your Child’s Posture

Your child's posture matters...

woman using dumbbells

Upper Body Strength Training Made Easy

There are so many ways to enhance one's life and physical health...

Serial Nappers, Unite!

Serial Nappers, Unite!

Feeling like a zombie as the day progresses? Take a nap...

Writing

A Day in the Life of a Writer

Calvin has been a writer for ten years...

Tabletop Activities For Your Little One With The Height Adjustable Whiteboard St

Tabletop Activities For Your Little One With The Height Adjustable Whiteboard Standing Desk

Learning should never be boring...

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Are Rising Desks Beneficial for the Worker?

Rising desks can help relieve back pain sufferings when sitting too long on an office chair.

Desk stretches to loosen your hips

7 Desk Stretches to Loosen Your Hips

Wake up, get ready for work, work at a desk, walk around a little, and then spend the entire evening sitting...

A man in pain

9 Tips to Use Standing Desks Correctly

Approximately 86% of all full-time workers in the US have a job that requires them to remain seated for hours on end...

A woman with back pain

Reasons Why Posture Matters for Productivity and Health

Good posture is crucial for more than simply maintaining an appealing physique...

home office ergonomics

How to Shift to an Ergonomic Lifestyle

When working from home has been the choice of all workers and employers because of the pandemic, you found yourself not ready for it...

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Filmmaking with Flexispot

Like most people, Cynthia Olivaria grew up being taught that the ideal life is working for a big company...

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Untangle the Tangled Wire with Workstation S1W

The statistic shows that more people get injured from slipping, falling, or the simplest yet the most common injury...

How to Keep Your Balance on a Wobble Stool

When you are sitting, how do you manage yourself? 

The desk that serves as a workout buddy.

Bamboo Standing Desk: An Effective Workout Buddy

 I personally have the problem of shedding extra layers of fat on my chest, arms, and belly...

Soutien Ergonomic Office Chair

Why You Need the Soutien Ergonomic Office Chair For Your Work Area

Ergonomic chairs are an essential investment for your home office.

Working Table

Ergonomic Furniture for Work

Do you stay in one place for very long periods everyday?

backache

Steer Clear of Neck and Shoulder Soreness at Work With These Tips

Do you feel as energized as you did when you first arrived at the office after a long day at your desk?

How ergonomics can help you become a better professional

The Science of Ergonomics: Why Does It Matter for WFH Professionals

When working from home has you sitting behind a desk for a long time, you might think that you will regret doing this as you grow old...

The Right Office Furniture For The Writer

The Right Office Furniture For The Writer

It is more fun to write if you have the right office furniture.

Stretches for back and shoulder pain

7 Easy Stretches for Back and Shoulder Pain

Whether you work in the office or from home, there’s a good chance that you sit at the desk all day long with a bad posture that may increase stress in the shoulders and back...

A man working on an iMac in the office

Top 5 Office Products to Alleviate Back Pain

Stiff neck and back pain isn’t something you thought you’d be dealing with in your 20s or 30s.

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The Worker and Wellness

The Covid 19 pandemic has affected a millions of workers around the world...

Go Hit Your Fitness Goals With The Perfect Exercise Products

Go Hit Your Fitness Goals With These Perfect Exercise Equipment

Having a hard time hitting your fitness goals? Then these are the equipment that can help you achieve it!

A man performs a basic shoulder stretch at the gym.

How To Avoid Shoulder Pain in the Office

In case you didn't know, your shoulder is made up of a few joints that are connected to various muscles and tendons...

What the heck is Tech Neck?

Have you ever heard of Tech Neck?

If you spend long hours on your laptop or on your phone and are experiencing pain in your neck, you probably have tech neck. In this article, we’ll be exploring the causes, symptoms and remedies to this modern ailment. 

What is Tech Neck?
If you’ve ever experienced aches and pains in your neck after using your phone or your laptop, chances are you’ve experienced tech neck. Tech neck isn’t a formal medical diagnosis but rather more of a
modern day term to express the pain or discomfort that comes with using various forms of technology (i.e. your phone, laptop or your game console). Despite it’s catchy name however Tech Neck doesn’t just concern the pain in your neck, although it's the most common. Tech Neck is an overall term that can cover various aches and pains in your body such as your lower back and shoulders. What defines Tech Neck is that it’s caused by the strain of using technology.

While many are quick to point the finger to technology, Tech Neck isn’t an issue of too much screen time. Rather it’s an issue of posture, position and screen height. To fully understand just how Tech Neck is developed we have to see first how and why it’s so widespread and how you can be more mindful when it comes to spending long hours in front of the screen.

Let’s first look into the neck, given that that’s where Tech Neck truly gets its reputation from. Your neck or cervical spine is the most flexible part of your spine, while

home office standing desks WFH

Desk Or Tables, Which Is The Best for your home office?

How to choose between a desk and a table for your home office working space. 

home office setup monitor stand workstation S6

Organize Better At Home With A Monitorstand Workstation

A MonitorStand Workstation is a little investment that will improve your work life. 

A woman is suffering from Dizziness during work

Neck Pain and Dizziness

While dizziness doesn’t always accompany neck pain, some conditions, however, link the two problems. Here are a few possible causes that link neck pain to dizziness.

A young man is texting on his phone

Text Neck Syndrome and It's Treatments

Bad posture when using technology for long period of time leads to neck pain which is called “text neck”. An ergonomically friendly desk set up would include having a chair, monitor, and keyboard set up in a way that they allow the body, neck, and head to be aligned in a natural upright position. 

standing desk of FlexiSpot

Why Programmers and Coders Need FlexiSpot Standing Desk

Our bodies are not designed to sit for extended periods. Using a standing desk at work offers health benefits that go a long way. Consider integrating an adjustable standing desk like the “FlexiSpot” into your workplace to enjoy a more active, happier, healthier and productive life.

A massager and a piece of paper shows Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital Neuralgia: What It Is and How to Treat It

Occipital neuralgia can be frustrating.  With a little education and proper treatment recovery is fully plausible. 

flexispot Stylish Sit stand Smart Workstation EM6S standing desk

The Benefits of Using a Smart Workstation

Working at a desk may be inevitable.  Being sedentary and unhealthy are optional when you use a Smart Workstation.  It allows more movement to immediately improve your quality of life.

flexispot Stylish Sit stand Smart Workstation EM6S standing desk

The New FlexiSpot Smart Workstation: Relieve Pain While Boosting Productivity

Learn about the features and perks of the FlexiSpot EM6S Smart Workstation that create the ideal mix of productivity, style and spine health.

Pinched nerves in the neck can cause many unpleasant symptoms, including pins an

3 Signs of Cervical Radiculopathy

What causes pins and needles in your shoulder, arm, or hand? The problem might be cervical radiculopathy, a pinched nerve in your neck.

A man hunches over his cell phone while on a walk outside.

3 Habits That Can Lead to Anterior Head Syndrome

Anterior head syndrome can be a pain in the neck. Here's why three common habits may be to blame, and how to nip them in the bud, fast. 

Doctor writing a prescription.

Can My Doctor Prescribe a Standing Desk?

One common question from health-conscious workers is, "Do I need a doctor's note for standing desk requests to my employer?" No, but it can help your case. 

Dollars and cents

How Much Does It Cost to See a Chiropractor?

The average cost of chiropractic visit depends on the chiropractor's education level, experience and access to specialized medical equipment. 

Woman with poor posture

Fixing Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Fixing anterior pelvic tilt takes time, but you can use exercises and stretches to help put your pelvis back into proper alignment. 

A man receives a deep tissue massage at a spa.

How Does Deep Tissue Massage Work? What to Know Before You Go

Wondering how does deep tissue massage work? Like its name suggests, this technique reaches the deeper layers of tissue, but it's not right for everyone. 

Woman at the chiropractor

What to Expect From a Chiropractic Manipulation

Back ache? Neck ache? Headache? You may want to learn more about what is a chiropractic manipulation, and what it can do for your spine health. 

A young man with neck pain sitting in front of laptop computer

Good Posture Begins With Fixing Forward Head Posture

Forward head posture is becoming more common, but it's possible to achieve good posture with certain exercises and stretches. 

A man's back is in pain

How To Tell the Difference Between Muscle Pain and Nerve Pain

Knowing whether you are experiencing muscle pain or nerve pain can be the first step in finding relief. 

back pain management

Manage Osteoarthritis in the Workplace

When you hear someone talk about "arthritis pain" it's likely they are talking about osteoarthritis. Learn how to manage osteoarthritis in the workplace. 

Male doctor performing Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on female patient

What Is Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment?

There's no need to wonder, "What is Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment?" any longer. Use this guide to learn if OMT can help you. 

a women in bad posture

Bad Posture Leads to Back and Neck Pain

Do you suffer from back or neck pain?  If so, you are not alone.  University of Carolina researchers found that 80% of Americans will suffer from back pain in their lifetime with losses of over $100 billion a year stemming from decreased worker efficiency and healthcare costs.  Back pain appears to be on the rise, especially with the advent of technology.  Children grow up hunched over phones and tablets playing games only to grow up finding themselves hunched over their keyboard at work.  According to the European Journal of Pain, there is a correlation between age and back pain, with a 13% increase in chances of death for those with chronic back pain in later life.

Posture Pump states that most back and neck pain is attributed to poor posture.  Since the neck and spine are connected, a problem in one area can lead to problems in the other.  When you are slumped over your computer you are putting a lot of pressure on the muscles in your neck and back leading to aches and pains.   Spine Health confirms that this long exposure to poor posture puts unneeded stress on one’s joints, muscles, and spine leading to further pain.

The importance of good posture is clear for our health and well-being.  What is the ideal posture then?  The Cleveland Clinic states that one should sit

Woman sleeping on pillow

What Pillow Is Best for Neck and Back Pain?

How to find the best pillow for back pain and neck pain management, and the best sleep position to go with them. 

medical care for neck pain

Seeking Medical Care for Neck Pain

Understanding what neck pain symptoms warrant a visit to a healthcare practitioner is essential as neck pain can be an indicator that there is an underlying, more serious problem that needs to be addressed.

tension headache

The Correlation Between Neck Posture and Tension Headaches

Many employees would say that their jobs can be a pain in the neck.  This may be a figure of speech, but it can be a reality when so much time is spent sitting in an office with less than ideal posture.  So what happens when our daily posture causes pain, particularly tension headaches?

person trying acupuncture

Chronic Neck Pain: How Acupuncture Can Help

If you've got chronic neck pain, you might want to give acupuncture a try. After all, both modern research and ancient lore have cited its success. 

jawtension

How To Relieve Jaw Tension And Neck Pain

Most people know there's a connection between jaw tension and stress, but you might be surprised about some ways jaw tightness can affect your health... 

Have you ever had neck pain creep up, but you weren't sure what was causing it?

Neck Pain From Mobile Devices? Encourage Ergonomics in the Workplace

Neck pain from mobile devices is more common than you might think, and it can cause issues over time. Here are some causes and treatments for tech neck. 

Spinal cord injuries

Busting Broken Neck Myths: What Do Spinal Cord Injuries Really Mean?

There are several broken neck myths, which seem to stem from the fact that the term isn't very clear. What does it mean to "break your neck"? 

Neck traction device for pain management.

Could a Neck Traction Device Decrease My Neck Pain?

A neck traction device is a great tool for treating general neck pain symptoms. There are a variety of medical office and home options you can try. 

tip to prevent neck pain

How to Make Sure Your Desk Job Isn't a Pain in The Neck

Neck pain is one of the most common physical complaints among adults around the world, and it is an even worse problem among people who work office jobs that require them to use a computer for most of the day.

Sit-Stand Desk to Alleviate Neck Pain

Using a Sit-Stand Desk to Alleviate Neck Pain

As we age, it is common to experience an increase in aches and pains, especially in our back and neck. Nearly 25% of men experience cervical (neck) pain with radiation to the arm by age 45. However, certain jobs, working conditions, or workplace habits can exacerbate these problems or even cause them to start happening earlier than they would otherwise. The good news is that with changes in lifestyle and workstation equipment, these symptoms can improve and even go away completely.

For example, a naval officer presented with severe cervical myelopathy. Cervical myelopathy is a condition caused by the compression of the spinal cord in the neck. It causes symptoms such as pain, numbness, weakness in the neck or arms, and problems with coordination, though not all patients experience the same symptoms and some may not even experience much pain. Cervical myelopathy is normally treated with a movement-restricting collar, physical therapy, pain medication, or, in the most severe cases, surgery.

After the naval officer was diagnosed with cervical myelopathy, he purchased a sit-stand desktop workstation from FlexiSpot. The default workstation setup is a traditional desk and office chair, at which the employee sits for 8+ hours a day. Sitting with poor posture can compress and contort the spine, leading to complications such as cervical myelopathy.

Switching to a sit-stand desk allows you to spend at least part of the day standing up, which is what our bodies were designed to do. The key is to stand with correct posture and to use an anti-fatigue mat, which alleviates some of the stress placed on your joints by providin

Woman waking up on her side with her head on a pillow

Prevent Future Neck Problems With Good Pillow Practices

A good night's sleep is a key factor in preventative health. But your pillow may be doing more harm than good. 

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