Tag Archives: ergonomics

7 Features of a Good Ergonomic Desk Chair

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

There is a lot of confusion out in the marketplace when it comes to purchasing a good ergonomic desk chair.  Some vendors will have you think it’s all about thick plush cushions while others tag a chair ergonomic if it has adjustable height. only.  Be wary of the the extra padding in the chair back… Continue reading

Correct Placement of your Computer Monitor

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

  Too High?…Too Low?…Too Far?…Too Close? Other than achieving a properly seated posture, correct placement of your computer monitor can have one of the most profound impacts on ergonomic health in the work place.  Ideally the top of the monitor should line up with horizontally with our eyes.  This avoids a repetitive motion of the… Continue reading

A Chiropractic View of Ergonomics in the Work Place

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr Sarah Corcoran of Wicked Good Chiropractic in Mansfield, MA.  Dr Sarah has been a practicing Chiropractor for over ten years.  Chiropractic treatment is a natural safe, way to heal the body from pain, stiffness & soreness.   As an office designer, I am concerned with providing proper ergonomics through… Continue reading

A Standing Desk?

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

There is a new phenomenon taking place in the world of home and business offices.  It is called “Sit Stand” desks or simply put it is an adjustable height desk.  The research and popularity of these desks are indisputable.  Herman Miller, long time researching giant and provider of high end office furniture explains the valid… Continue reading

The Ergonomically Correct Work Space or Office

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

We hear this word all the time and yet do we really understand its significance?  What is ergonomics?  It is the scientific discipline that studies how humans interact with the elements of a system?  Say what?…simply put, it studies how people interact with the tools we use in our daily lives and also provides recommendations… Continue reading