Many medical conditions, such as back and neck pain, headaches, tennis elbow, and carpal tunnel, can arise from faulty set-up of your workstation. Repetitive motions at your workstation can cause microtrama to tissues, resulting in inflammation and pain. In order to eliminate such causes of pain, Kinetic Physical Therapy offers in-office ergonomic evaluations. Ergonomics is the science of adapting your environment in order for you to perform a specific task. They irritate the teacher or that goal of ergonomics is to maximize your efficiency and safety in your work environment.
Your ergonomic assessment will include a comprehensive evaluation of your current workstation. Recommendations will be given regarding the following:
- telephone (including mobile phone suggestions)
- adaptive equipment (i.e. wrist braces, lumbar support, etc)
*Physician referrals are not required for office ergonomic evaluations.