Briotix Health News

What is Ergonomics and Why is it Important in your Office?

Team Briotix – April 29, 2021

When it comes to office work, the term “ergonomics” is not new. You’ve probably heard the term for years now and may even have some “ergonomic” equipment in your office. But do you really understand what “ergonomics” means when it comes to your office setup and why having a proper ergonomic work…

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Taking Care of Your Utility Workers: Preventing MSD Injuries with a Warm-Up and Strengthening Program

Team Briotix – April 15, 2021

The global pandemic wreaked havoc on countless US companies impacting millions of US workers with furloughs, shutdowns, and layoffs. Fortunately, in recent weeks and months, the US economy has begun to show signs of life with many companies reopening and hiring employees.

One such industry which…

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Case Study Review: Free Webinar on Wearable Sensors

Team Briotix – April 12, 2021

Technology in the workplace continues to evolve every day. Companies are harnessing the power of these new technologies to create a smarter work environment that reduces the risk of injury to their workers. Through the use of wearable technology, employers have proactively reduced common…

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The Importance of Proper Sleep Position

Team Briotix – March 25, 2021

Do you wake up feeling achy or sore? If so, that uncomfortable feeling could be related to how you are sleeping at night. Most people know that good posture is important when sitting or standing but good posture doesn’t just apply during your waking hours. Optimal sleep posture can help muscles…

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Working Out with a Neutral Spine

Team Briotix – February 26, 2021

If you’ve ever joined a workout class, met with a personal trainer, or researched proper exercise form, you have probably heard or seen the phrase “neutral spine.” This is because when performing any type of exercise, working out with a neutral spine is key to reducing the strain on your bones…

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Free Webinar: Common Industrial MSD Injuries and Prevention Strategies

Team Briotix – February 16, 2021

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) account for more than 33% of all worker injury and illness cases according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While the number of cases in the US is well over 600K per year, there is good news when it comes to MSDs – most are entirely preventable by…

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The Importance of An Annual Physical

Team Briotix – February 03, 2021

It’s the start of a new year and time to schedule your annual physical. It is important to schedule your annual well-check appointment to help you and your doctor get a clear picture of your overall health and bring your care up to date.

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Free Webinar: Common Office Work-Related Injuries and Strategies to Avoid Discomfort

Team Briotix – January 19, 2021

When it comes to preventing common office-related injuries, many people think setting up your office in a proper ergonomic position will prevent any future discomforts. While an ergo-friendly work environment is the first step, preventing common musculoskeletal injuries in an office setting is…

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Reap the Benefits of Stretching and Strengthening

Team Briotix – January 11, 2021

For many, the new year is a time for resolutions and often, those resolutions include improving one’s health. For some, that might be changing dietary habits. For others, it might be adding exercise into the daily routine.

If you are looking to add a fitness regime to your routine, consider…

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Tips to Prevent the Winter Blues

Team Briotix – January 04, 2021

January is here and that means winter is in full force for most of the United States. With winter comes an array of issues that can negatively impact your health – colds, dry skin and eyes, and seasonal affective depression (SAD).

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