Category Archives: Workplace Safety

Side Effects of Sitting All Day and How to Counter Act Them

Do you find yourself rolling and rubbing your neck throughout the day or looking for excuses to get up from your desk to relieve the hip pain? You’re not alone. The side effects of sitting include decreased insulin production, strained back and neck muscles, increased hip pain, decreased hip flexors size, increased risk of heart […]

Ergonomics in the Dental Workplace

“Ergonomics in the Dental Workplace” with PT Northwest’s Lisa Gilbertson MSPT, OCS, GCS & Nic Siewert PT, DPT, OCS October 2017 Review by Jennifer Frankel, DMD, The Newsletter of the Marion & Pok Dental Society The year started off at the Boys and Girls Club. Jodi Loper, the Health Services Director, opened the evening by […]

What Employers Can Do to Prevent Injuries

Running a business represents many overhead costs, but the last thing you want is to have your worker’s comp insurance to go up because one of your employees became injured on the job. While treating injured workers is one thing we do here at PT Northwest, we’d like to offer you some tips on what […]