Improper Lift vs Proper Lift

This video illustrates a proper versus improper body mechanics when lifting an object from the floor.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Golfer’s Lift

This video illustrates a technique of maintaining a neutral spine when lifting a light object from the floor.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Back Stretches

This is an excellent set of dynamic stretches to replenish nutrients and re-oxygenate the structures of the back. Perform these stretches to give your body a rest when performing activities that involve awkward postures of the back, such as bending forward, bending backward, side bending, or twisting. These are also good to do after prolonged sitting.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Posture Correction

This is a dynamic active stretch to correct the top two poor posture habits of forward head and rounded shoulders. Proper posturing of the neck and shoulders opens the vascular and nervous system to replenish nutrients and re-oxygenate upper extremity. Perform this stretch to give your body rest when performing forceful gripping, repetitive gripping, awkward or sustained postures of the elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand to prevent common disorders such as tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, tendinitis, tendinosis, and muscle strain.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Toe Scrunches

This exercise promotes the strength of the foot.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Passive Flexor Tendon Stretch

This is an advanced stretch to replenish nutrients and re-oxygenate the distal upper extremity. This composite stretch originates at the common wrist flexor tendon of the medial epicondyle and pulls all the way down to the deep and superficial tendons that pass through the annular pulleys of the fingers. Perform this stretch to give your body rest when performing forceful gripping, repetitive gripping, awkward or sustained postures of the elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand to prevent common disorders such as golfer’s elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, tendinitis, tendinosis, and muscle strain.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Massage Foot

This video illustrated techniques for massaging the foot.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Heel Raises

This exercise promotes the strength and mobility of the distal lower extremity.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Plank

This exercise promotes the strength of the abdomen and trunk.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Kiss Carpal Tunnel Goodbye!

KISS CARPAL TUNNEL GOODBYE!


This class is designed for employers who are interested in reducing carpal tunnel syndrome from their worker’s compensation claims and OSHA logs.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Missouri Employer’s Mutual Chesterfield, MO

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Columbia, MO

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Missouri Employer’s Mutual Independence, MO

Learn from the disciplines of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and ergonomics on the most effective ways to prevent and reverse the progressive occupational illness of carpal tunnel syndrome.

SPEAKERS:

  • Paul Krewson, OTR, CEAS
  • Tyler Brown PT, CEAS
  • Mark Woodard Loss Prevention Specialist

TOPICS:

  • Prevention and Early Intervention of CTS
  • Post Offer Pre Employment Testing
  • Overview of Surgery and Recovery
  • HR and Work Comp Perspective

Advanced Nerve Stretch

This is an excellent stretch to replenish nutrients and re-oxygenate the distal upper extremity. This composite stretch originates at the nerve roots in the neck and pulls all the way down to the median nerve that passes through the carpal tunnel. Perform this stretch to give your body rest when performing forceful gripping, repetitive gripping, awkward or sustained postures of the elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Prone Extension with Arm & Opposite Leg Lifts

This exercise promotes strength for the spine.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Seated Hamstring Stretch

This is an excellent stretch that replenishes nutrients and re-oxygenate the hamstrings muscles in the lower extremity. Perform this stretch to give your body a rest when performing activities that involve lifting, carrying, foot pedal use, prolonged standing, or prolonged walking.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Pull Apart: Straight Arm & Bent Arm

This exercise promotes the strength of the shoulders.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Active Extensor Tendon Stretch

This is an excellent stretch to replenish nutrients and re-oxygenate the distal upper extremity. This composite stretch originates at the common wrist extensor tendon of the lateral epicondyle and pulls all the way down to the extensor hood mechanism of the fingers. Perform this stretch to give your body rest when performing forceful gripping, repetitive gripping, awkward or sustained postures of the elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand to prevent common disorders such as tennis elbow, tendinitis, tendinosis, and muscle strain.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Side Plank

This exercise promotes strength for the spine and abdomen.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Wide Stance Power Lift

This video illustrates a good lifting technique and proper body mechanics when lifting an object from the floor.

These exercises are to improve health and fitness.
If you have an injury or illness, consult with a health care professional before attempting.

Ergonomics for Construction Workers

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