Briotix Health News

Home Office Ergonomics Tool Kit

Team Briotix – July 29, 2022

Over the past two years, employees working from home offices has grown with more than a quarter of the US workforce now working remotely. That’s up from 6% just five years ago.

If you are one of the 91 million US workers who work remotely, addressing safety in your at-home office looks a little…

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Preventing Injuries in an Aging Workforce

Team Briotix – July 20, 2022

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 36% of the US workforce is age 55 and older. While this number has decreased in the past few years from above 40%, more than a third of working Americans fall under the “aging worker” label.

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Incorporating MSD Risk Reduction Improves Employee's Physical, Mental, & Emotional Wellness

Team Briotix – June 30, 2022

For a thriving business, companies need thriving employees. Essential to creating an environment where employees thrive, is focusing on employee wellness. Research has shown that when employees are feeling both mentally and physically cared for by their employers, businesses experience growth,…

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Evaluating Employee Wellness Benefits to Improve Retention

Team Briotix – June 20, 2022

According to new data released last week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in April 2022, more than 4.4 million Americans voluntarily quit their jobs. These numbers are consistent with resignation numbers over the past several months since the beginning of the “Great Resignation” in late 2021.

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Caring for Your Workforce - A Provider Spotlight

Team Briotix – May 31, 2022

Josh Levinson has been a Physical Therapist with Briotix Health for more than 4.5 years. Over that time, he has seen a wide range of client discomforts, each requiring their own care and treatment plan. However, recently Josh had to get creative to find a solution for a high-risk task that was…

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What is Neutral Posture and Why Should You Work in it?

Team Briotix – May 24, 2022

Neutral posture is positioning your body so that you have a neutral spine – a position that is reached when your spine is straight, not twisted, and your joints are not bent. A neutral posture also creates alignment between your pelvis, rib cage, and neck.

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Boosting Your Energy When at Work

Team Briotix – April 29, 2022

Keeping your energy up throughout the workday is important in reducing the risk of injury or illness. When tired, workers have impaired motor skills, reduced decision-making capacity, and poor memory and information processing. If you can barely keep your eyes open during the workday or have a hard…

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The Hybrid Challenge – A Need for an Ergonomic Restart

Team Briotix – April 19, 2022

According to research published in the Digital Journal, workers’ interest in a hybrid job environment appears to be on a steady incline since the beginning of 2022. In the past three months alone, there has been an increase of 84 percent in online searches for “work from home jobs” and searching…

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Stay Pain-Free with Smart Driving Ergonomics

Team Briotix – March 31, 2022

Is driving your car causing you pain? A common complaint for those that have a lengthy commute or spend a significant time in their car, is pain and discomfort in the lower back, knees, and neck. These pains can be caused by awkward postures, mechanical and road vibrations, and pressure on the…

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Tips to Reduce Stress Eating

Team Briotix – March 14, 2022

March is National Nutrition Month originally created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to help Americans make informed food choices and develop healthy eating and physical activity habits.

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