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An Ergonomist from D.C. Talks Standing Desks, Ergonomics and Habit Change

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An Ergonomist from D.C. Talks Standing Desks, Ergonomics and Habit Change
Earlier this year, I got to sit down with Debra Lieberman, OTR/L, CEAS of Ergoworks Consulting, a company focused on injury prevention and providing the services of ergonomic specialists in the D.C. area. Debra started her career as an occupational therapist for adults, helping people change their environments to meet the needs of their injuries. Debra then spent time doing hand therapy at Fairfax Hospital and worked on repetitive strain injuries in outpatient clinics. Even today, she notices people are overusing their hands, especially on iPhones.

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5 Ways the Wobble Stool Can Significantly Improve your Life

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5 Ways the Wobble Stool Can Significantly Improve your Life

1) Focus With the ability to move or rock freely, the Wobble Stool can help improve your focus and your memory. Studies show that the rocking motion can help calm the brain and facilitate concentration. While this will benefit everyone, the movement is especially helpful for tactile and kinetic learners of all ages! 2) Improved Stability and Balance By constantly engaging your core to stay balanced, you strengthen your core muscles; strengthening these muscles protect and strengthen your lower back as well.  The Wobble Stool can be adjusted anywhere from 18 – 25.5 inches.  Set it to the height you're...

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A Day in the Life of Standing at Work with Kit Perkins, CEO of Ergodriven

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A Day in the Life of Standing at Work with Kit Perkins, CEO of Ergodriven
I recently had the opportunity to interview Kit Perkins, the CEO of Ergodriven. We have been loving his TOPO anti-fatigue mat for standing desks here at Stand Steady, and I was curious what was in the plans for the upcoming year. And I wanted to know more about the healthy lifestyle of Kit! Ever since the team saw their informative and entertaining video from last year, featuring Kit and Ryan Feeley running barefoot through nature and climbing trees, we have been huge fans of the TOPO mat and the founders.

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Enriching the Office Space on a Human Scale with a X-ELITE PRO that Blends In

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Enriching the Office Space on a Human Scale with a X-ELITE PRO that Blends In
We all have complicated relationships with our things these days, don’t we? Although I was one of the last people to get an iPhone, it is a big part of my day now. I recently decided to upgrade the case to a white and purple soft rubber panda bear. It makes me happy. Naturally I ordered it on Amazon, because as anyone who has Prime can relate, that’s about the only place I shop now.

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Stand Steady Grows and Reaches New Heights in Northern Virginia

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