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Ergonomics

Ergonomics

Ergonomics is the study of the physical relationship of work and how it relates to the individual. The study of ergonomics has produced many advances in office equipment, such as foot rests, telephone headsets, adjustable video monitors and chairs to allow for improved support and minimized repetitive strain.

 

How Can a Physical Therapist Improve Ergonomics?

In terms of ergonomics, a physical therapist can guide you on how to arrange your workspace or perform daily tasks to minimize strain on your body.

This might involve:

 

What is the goal of  Ergonomic physical therapy?

The ultimate goal of ergonomic physical therapy is to improve your functional mobility and productivity while minimizing the risk of injuries.

 

A Physical Therapist may use manual therapy techniques to alleviate pain caused by poor posture. They can also teach specific exercises to strengthen the muscles that support good posture, promoting long-term health benefits. In addition, your physical therapist can observe how you normally sit or stand. After that, they can identify how your usual posture may be affecting your joints, bones, or physical health.

 

At Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy, we can get you set up with the right therapist for you. Call today to schedule a consultation!

 

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Written by:

Dr. Vinod Somareddy, PT, DPT

President

Reddy Care Physical Therapy

Reddy Care Occupational Therapy

Reddy Care Aquatic Therapy

Author
Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy is an outstanding specialty service providing exceptional care and state-of-the-art treatments for the residents of Farmingdale and Great Neck, New York. The combination of innovative exercise programs, manual therapy, and technology together with the expertise of every member of the team enables Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy to provide services that ensure superior clinical outcomes and consistently high patient satisfaction.

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