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Amy H.

Oakland, California
I blog about computer ergonomics and related pain and injuries, offering easy to understand info about injuries, medical and alternative treatments, and treatments you can do at home to prevent and heal from computer related injuries.  Five years' professional writing experience, and the same... Full Bio
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Weekly stretch: Down Facing Dog by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Downward facing dog is one of my faaavorite yoga poses because it’s a great stretch and strengthening exercise for the whole body, plus it’s relaxing. Here’s the original dow ... Read on »
The Weekly Stretch: Lay on Tummy, Streeeetch Your Arms by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Is stress is like a Godzilla trying to chew up your muscles? This hamster looks like he’s got the solution– a really great stretch! Photo credit: knittingskwe ... Read on »
The Weekly Stretch: Lay on Tummy, Streeeetch Your Arms by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Is stress is like a Godzilla trying to chew up your muscles? This hamster looks like he’s got the solution– a really great stretch! Photo credit: knittingskwelgurl Here’s h ... Read on »
The Weekly Stretch: Splay Your Wings by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Is that just Daylight Saving time making me feel stiff and drowsy? Maybe it’s time for a good stretch. Time to reach out your arms, splay your wings and get ready to fly ... Read on »
The Weekly Stretch: Splay Your Wings by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Is that just Daylight Saving time making me feel stiff and drowsy? Maybe it’s time for a good stretch. Time to reach out your arms, splay your wings and get ready ... Read on »
The Weekly Stretch: Splay Your Wings by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Is that just Daylight Saving time making me feel stiff and drowsy? Maybe it’s time for a good stretch. Time to reach out your arms, splay your wings and get ready to fly home ... Read on »
Weekly Stretch, Break 1: Remember to Yawn by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health I think, dear readers, we could all use a stretch break! Here’s a new feature–every week I plan to post the Weekly Stretch. There are many many sites, books, video ... Read on »
Weekly Stretch, Break 1: Remember to Yawn by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health I think, dear readers, we could all use a stretch break! Here’s a new feature–every week I plan to post the Weekly Stretch. There are many many sites, books, videos and source ... Read on »
FAQ– Why Are Good Ergonomic Products So Expensive? by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Question: Ergonomic mice, keyboards, and other products are made from the same basic materials as their standard, non-ergonomic counterparts. So why are they so expensive? Ans ... Read on »
Why Rain Causes Joint Stiffness for Arthritis and RSI by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The first major storm of the season hit the San Francisco Bay Area today, causing freeway snarls, nearly–drowned carsand a lot of stiffness in my joints. Why ... Read on »
Why Rain Causes Joint Stiffness for Arthritis and RSI by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The first major storm of the season hit the San Francisco Bay Area today, causing freeway snarls, nearly–drowned cars—and a lot of stiffness in my joints. Why does rain and w ... Read on »
New Ways to Interact with Computers: Touching a Holograph by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A while back I wrote about my vision for a future way of interacting with computersa program that would let you use full body movements to control your mouse and k ... Read on »
New Ways to Interact with Computers: Touching a Holograph by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A while back I wrote about my vision for a future way of interacting with computers—a program that would let you use full body movements to control your mouse and keyboard. Th ... Read on »
Yoga for Crafters and RSI sufferers by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Computer users aren’t the only ones who get Repetitive stress injuries. Many people who do crafts and tasks with their hands, such as knitters, crocheters, or othe ... Read on »
Yoga for Crafters and RSI sufferers by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Computer users aren’t the only ones who get Repetitive stress injuries. Many people who do crafts and tasks with their hands, such as knitters, crocheters, or other creative p ... Read on »
Remember the Eagle with Each Breath You Take by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The Huichol tribe of central Mexico has a rich cosmology embodied in stories, ceremonies and art. They believe in animal spirits, and when they are sick rely on th ... Read on »
Remember the Eagle with Each Breath You Take by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The Huichol tribe of central Mexico has a rich cosmology embodied in stories, ceremonies and art. They believe in animal spirits, and when they are sick rely on their shamans ... Read on »
How to Realign Your Hips to Relieve Neck and Back Pain by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Did you know that neck pain and lower back pain are often the result of the same underlying causes? Of all the repetitive stress injuries, neck and back problems may be t ... Read on »
Learning How to Combat Chronic Pain and Celebrate Life by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Sorry I have been MIA lately: I have been out enjoying my pain-free life. I remember how devastating and debilitating it was to be in constant pain, and wondering if I would ... Read on »
Foot Pain, Arch Supports and the Elusive Diagnosis…”Posterior Tibial Tenosynovitis” by Amy H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health This is a post about my struggle and healing from foot pain, which turned out to be a different kind of repetitive stress injury: posterior tibial tenosynovitis. Scroll to t ... Read on »