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Found 5 results for the keyword ‘Ergonomics’

  • Ergonomics -- Tools that fit our bodies

    More and more manufacturers are making ergonomic claims for new tools: easier on your back, fits in your hand better, a less stressful grip and so on. I invited Dr. Ted Crowther who is the Director of Clinical Education of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Grimbsy, Ontario to help me...
  • Chair Ergonomics, chairs that help your back

    You may have noticed that the chair I sit on every time I go to the computer has no back. We took a look at this chair which is designed to keep your back very straight. You don't actually sit on your knees as it may look, most of the weight is on the seat and just enough on the knees to keep y...
  • Choosing Power Tools -- from a woman's perspective

    Arlette from Victoria BC is trying to dig through the confusion of all the power tool marketing. Let me copy much of her letter here, because she really is asking the kind of questions we all ask sometimes when looking at that wall of tools where each claims to be as good as the next and we ...
  • Solving Computer Mouse Wrist Strain

    Tired or damaged hands from computer mouse use Years ago I had a serious problem caused by overwork with a computer mouse dealing with very detailed graphics work for several days non-stop. My hand was going numb and losing its functions because of my “death grip” on that little mouse.  The doct...
  • Healing techniques for eyes and hands

    Meir Schneider runs a School for Self Healing in San Francisco and several years ago I had the occasion to take a seminar from Meir on therapy massage. I asked him to come onto my HGTV show to give us a few tips on how to improve things that prevent us from working around our own houses as we get...