Briotix Health News

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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Staying Safe During a Winter Workout

Team Briotix – December 21, 2020

Even the most avid athletes can struggle to stay motivated to workout during the winter months. With fewer daylight hours and chilly temperatures, you may decide to settle in for a long winter of boring treadmill runs. However, with appropriate planning, exercising outside during cold weather is…

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Briotix Health Expert Featured in OHS Canada Magazine Article

Team Briotix – December 11, 2020

Cheryl Schwientek, Associate Ergonomics Professional and Briotix Health Program Manager, was recently featured in an article for OHS Canada. In the article, she outlines best practices in ergonomic safety for remote workers.

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Planning During a Pandemic - Free Webinar on Worker Health Trends that will Guide 2021

Team Briotix – December 09, 2020

Given the uncertainty of 2020, it may be hard to even attempt to figure out what 2021 will look like. However, as we reflect on the past nine months, we have seen how significant disruptions brought on by COVID-19 have changed the way we work, live, and care for ourselves. As such,…

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Large Utility Company Reduces Average Workers’ Comp Claims Cost by 40%

Team Briotix – December 01, 2020

A large utility company was experiencing a steep rise in workers’ compensation claims and healthcare costs with an average cost per claim of more than $13,000. To meet safety goals and address budgetary issues, the company needed to decrease the cost of workers’ compensation claims.

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