Don’t let recovery create other issues throughout your body. In referencing an article by Chris Adams, ”Ergonomics can help you in many ways. Among other things, it can benefit your life, health, productivity and accuracy. One of the great benefits of ergonomics is an improvement in communication. Understanding how to use something without training lets you get up to speed faster and work more intuitively. After all, who wants to read the directions anyway?

In referencing an article by Chris Adams, ”Ergonomics can help you in many ways. Among other things, it can benefit your life, health, productivity and accuracy. One of the great benefits of ergonomics is an improvement in communication. Understanding how to use something without training lets you get up to speed faster and work more intuitively. After all, who wants to read the directions anyway?

Ergonomics is about making things more efficient. To increase the efficiency of a tool or a task you have to make it intuitive to understand and therefore easier to use. Clear communication between the user and whatever is being used also increases your accuracy. And that will let you complete your task more efficiently as well.

When I say communication it is important to understand that I’m not talking about…well , talking. I’m talking about knowing how to use a product by understanding its form factor. When you go to pick up a hammer which end is the handle? The tool has good ergonomic communication if you know without having to see a picture, read instructions or have any other indications telling you what you should do.”

We recognizes that even though your time on crutches is due to the rehabilitation of your foot, knee, or other lower extremity we often neglect what damage can be done due to poor re-hab equipment.   A poor proper fitting handle on crutches can cause various problems with nerve damage and also create carpel tunnel syndrome.  Your natural hand alignment is about 15 degrees off of perpendicular.  Meaning your Radial bone aligns with your third metacarpal (finger) . 

Don’t let recovery create other issues throughout your body. Ask your Doctor about this.