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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Comfortable & Easy: Ever faced w/ a piece of equipment or gizmo, or workstation that's awkward or uncomfortable 2 use? Or one that makes U say, "How this is designed 2 wo ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Photo: As depicted in the photo, back should be straight with chair back support, monitor at or slightly below eye level, feet supported so legs are not unde ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Your doctor may help: It's not uncommon for a physician to request a workplace evaluation for ergonomics: to see if your workspace may be modified to better "fit" your body ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Kovatis
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Great questions. A major reason why patients do not improve is due to sitting and posture issues (even as i sit here working on the computer, i can ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Ergonomics, mindful: Comfortable, supportive chair; good lighting; work station set at a good height, computer screen at a good height, angle, distance. Mindfulness of pos ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience in Clinical Psychology
No, not usually.: They can be separately licensed and work in the capacity of an OT, and then can diagnose. Usually, they treat based upon the needs of an individual, ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Try the internet: I would look up "otolaryngology" or "balance disorder center" with williamsburg va. Call the offices to see if they offer Epley chair treatments for ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Strength/ flexibilit: The most important aspects would be to work on core strength with abdominal and lumbar strengthening exercises. Also flexibility in the lower back ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not generally: If you have no current symptoms with exercise and have no known significant underlying disease you should be fine. If you develop symptoms see your d ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Poor sitting posture can impact the wellbeing of your ligaments, muscles & joints & contribute to back pain. Good posture when seated contributes to ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Teddy Atik
27 years experience in Hand Surgery
Ergonomic keyboard: need to use an ergonomic keyboard and keep wrists at neutral
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Santoro
42 years experience in Occupational Medicine
Probably not: By chemical testing if you mean biological monitoring for effects of workplace toxins, like lead, asbestos, etc., there's no point in doing this if a ... Read More
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A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. R. Jan Gurley
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Muscles and bones: The most important part of good posture is strong muscles and healthy bones. As we age, we lose muscle mass. But studies have shown that supervised, s ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Santoro
42 years experience in Occupational Medicine
Ability to do a job: Many employers require some sort of exam prior to employment to assure that an individual possesses the capability of performing the "essential functi ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Not usually: The correct treatment for your back pain depends on the proper diagnosis as to what is causing your back pain. It can be muscular, a facet joint or al ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Tapping: Done in moderation, it helps focusing and grip strength.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Govt regulation: Emr is being introduced in a phased manner- cms guidelines. All hospitals and offices are to implement electronic records. There are so many technical ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Depends on question: Special ed students have many types of problems, and the type of testing needed depends on the areas of concern. They can includ speech and language, ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Specifically for : Kyphosis in this group nothing more than a nightcap and not the one you wear! for general health, there are exercises including cardiovascular by whe ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Straight arm.: The more you flex your elbow, the more likely you will be damaging your ulnar nerve. However you do exercise, keep that in mind.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
↓ Depression & Learn: Multiple observational & a few prospective studies have demonstrated clear trends toward ↓ed rates of depression, some ↑ in coping skills for life pro ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kirschner
15 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No equipment: The best physical therapy involves posture and activity reeducation, stretching, strengthening and working on the floor, with mars balls and rubberban ... Read More
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