Working from home can be challenging for a variety of reasons, but for many of us, not having a proper space set up can lead to discomfort, pain and even injury. Using the resources below, set yourself up for success while working from home to stay pain-free.
Learn the basic steps to adjusting your chair, positioning your keyboard & mouse, and proper body posture:
Ergonomics for the Office
Working from a laptop instead of your office desktop? Find out how to make your laptop setup more comfortable:
How to Make Your Laptop Setup More Comfortable
Don’t get caught feeling unmotivated or unproductive because of your at-home work station setup. Learn some simple layouts and ideas to keep you productive all day:
How to Design A Healthy Home Office
Some essential work from home tips while navigating the Coronavirus:
5 Essential Work From Home Tech Tips
Not used to working from home? Learn some inexpensive and creative ways to keep you ergonomically safe while working at home:
Ways to Make Your Space More Ergonomic and Better for Your Back
Find out ways to adjust from your office environment, culture, and work flow to being home in your own work space:
Coronavirus: How to Work From Home, The Right Way
If you’re struggling to stay productive while working from home, these tips from full-time work-from-home moms may help:
How to Master WFH – While Under Quarantine With Kids
Learn a few ideas for creating a workspace and routine that will make working from home a joyful, sustainable experience:
9 Things You Can Do to Make Working From More Joyful
Need help getting into the right mindset while working from home? Check out this curated playlist of Ted Talks:
How To Get Into A Work-From-Home Mindset
Taking time to stretch while working can increase your flexibility and improve your posture. Learn a few more reasons to incorporate a stretching routine:
The Importance of Stretching at Work
Sitting in the same desk chair for hours is a recipe for sore muscles. Take a few moments each workday to relieve your body’s tension with these fast desk stretches:
How to Stretch at Work
Learn some new stretch habits while working from home that you can take back to the office with you:
The Ultimate ‘Deskercise’ Routine
Mobility Mondays with Bart Hawkinson
Keep yourself pain-free while working from home and join our North Lake clinic director and physical therapist – Bart Hawkinson PT, DPT – every Monday for a LIVE stretching and mobility routine. Each week will focus on different aspects of the body, like your neck, upper back, shoulders, and forearms. Follow us on Facebook to keep up with the current times and meeting links.
Check out the previous weeks’ recordings on this page as well as access the pdf downloads to keep you on track throughout the week:
Keep a reminder pinned up near your WFH station and practice these 10 tips to monitor your workstation Health:
Workstation Health Printable
Now Offering Virtual Appointments!
Are you currently experiencing an injury but don’t want to venture out to a doctor or medical office? No need, we can see you from the comfort and safety of your own home.
Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy now offers virtual appointments to provide you with greater access to the care you need. Visit our telehealth physical therapy page below for more details.