Video series: 7 ergo tips to help you stay healthy

Practicing dentistry often involves being in uncomfortable postures and performing repetitive hand motions for long periods of time. As a result, 40 to 60 percent of dental professionals suffer from work-related musculoskeletal issues.

Are you one of them?

A good, ergonomically designed operatory, along with daily stretching and exercise, can help dental practitioners and their staff enjoy long, healthy careers.

The ADA Center for Professional Success posted a series of videos that explain and demonstrate some easy office stretches to keep you and your staff healthy.

The tips include ways to address neck pain, neck-shoulder stretches, back stretches, back pain and arm pain.

To watch the videos, click here.

One comment

  • Dentist Las Vegas

    I have been experiencing hand, wrist and forearm pain for awhile. I started wearing a wrist brace while at the office and am hoping to avoid surgery. Imagine that having to get surgery because you perform too many surgeries. The videos were very helpful thank you!

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