Briotix Health News

The FAQs of Functional Employment Testing

Team Briotix – June 10, 2021

Research tells us that more than one-third of all workplace injuries are related to musculoskeletal strains and sprains. A comprehensive functional employment testing program can help companies address common MSD injuries by properly documenting the physical demands of job tasks and then…

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Keeping At-Home Workers Safe and Healthy

Team Briotix – May 13, 2021

The year 2020 saw a shift in the global job market with the work-from-home trend growing due to the global pandemic. According to recent data from Pew Research, that trend will continue as it is estimated more than 71% of the workforce will work remotely at least five days a month by 2025. With…

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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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