Tag Archives: ergonomics

Santa Needs a Physical Therapist

December 24, 2011

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Delivering holiday cheer, hope, and of course Christmas presents to all the good boys and girls of the world is an enormous undertaking.  As I was doing my last-minute shopping I started wondering about the physical demands of Santa’s job.  Physical therapists develop the best treatment plans when they have a good understanding of the […]

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Being on Your Feet All Day: Painful Consequences and Solutions to Combat Them

November 17, 2010

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Standing on your feet all day can cause tired, sore, and swollen feet.  Whether it be for work, weekends, or a vacation if you’re standing on your feet for most hours of the day, you will probably suffer from these symptoms.  Beyond just foot pain, standing for prolonged periods, especially for an occupation, can also […]

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Safety for Snow Shoveling: Prevent a Back Injury

February 26, 2010

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We are almost through February, and I have to say, this Wisconsin winter hasn’t been that bad.  Anything compared to the snowmageddon of the northeast is better, and  I know I’ve been thankful that it hasn’t been as bad as the past two years.  Though I may be from Louisiana, this transplant knows we aren’t out of the woods […]

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