IHMS Blog

MONITOR SETTINGS

If you were to get into your friend’s car to take a quick ride down to the store what is the first thing you would do before departing? Most of us would adjust the driver’s seat to compensate for a difference…

AGING GRACEFULLY

I remember vividly when I was 4 asking my mother when I would get to be a grown up. Each stage of my early years was waiting to be old enough to do something; go to school, drive a car, get a job, have…

SNEAKER SELECTION

When purchasing shoes one should consider the amount of arch support, curvature of the shoe, size of the toe box, and need for inserts. If you are someone with lower arches or "flatter feet" you should…

CHOOSING AND SETTING UP YOUR CHAIR

When choosing a chair for your desk the task can seem daunting with all the conflicting information found on the internet. There are basic chairs out there that fit only one size and there are others that…

BRAIN FUNCTION

Jill Bolte Taylor's wrote a book, "My Stroke of Insight". Jill is a Neuroanatomist who had a stroke that damaged her "left brain". She writes about how the stroke impacted her life. Read this blog and change yours!

TO SIT OR STAND- THAT IS THE QUESTION

“The Fallacy of Standing Stations - Know the Facts" “Those who sit the most during the day have larger waists and worse profiles of blood pressure and blood sugar than those who sit less.” www.sciencedaily.com “The…

BODY MECHANICS

When someone talks to you about preventing injuries at work some of the message you might hear include: "Bend your knees"“Sit up straight.”“Use 90-90 (degree) positions.”“Lift with your legs”   The…