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Alberta ergonomist says extended work-from-home setups causing increase in back pain, eye strain
“We hear a lot about people having upper back discomfort, lots with neck issues, and then a lot of reporting lately around severe eye strain,” said Dr. Linda Miller, a clinical assistant professor in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Global News, March 2021.
Headaches, eye strain, neck pain: how working from home is hurting our bodies
Health experts say the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our bodies is a real problem — and it’s not just because gyms are closed and workouts are sparse.
CityNews, March 2021.
COVID-19: How to avoid the aches and pains of working from home
Working from home may be causing aches and pains for some people and they aren’t just job-related.
Calgary Herald; Edmonton Journal, April 2020.
Standing desks fail to provide the health benefits they promote, Edmonton ergonomics expert says
Standing in the office may be just as bad for your health as sitting, says Edmonton-based ergonomics expert Linda Miller.
CBC, February 2018.