Mayo Clinic Talks Episode 212: Motion is Lotion: Staying Healthy While Working Remote
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Corey M. Kunzer, P.T., D.P.T., SCS
Over the past decade more individuals have begun working remotely; the numbers have increased dramatically this past year with the COVID-19 pandemic. While there are some advantages to working remotely, there are also some potential problems associated with it. Those working from home often develop a variety of musculoskeletal problems including low back and neck pain, as well as shoulder and extremity discomfort. Drs. Edward Laskowski, a physician and Corey Kunzer, a physical therapist, both in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic will discuss some of the musculoskeletal problems associated with working remotely.
Specific topics discussed:
• Frequency of musculoskeletal problems associated with working from home
• Differences between working at home vs. the traditional office
• Issues to consider when selecting a desk and chair
• Recommended positions of the monitor, keyboard and mouse
• Benefits of a standing workstation or working while walking on a treadmill
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