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Setting the Scene for Injury Prevention

by Samuel Doctorian, MS, ATC Pulled muscles are unpredictable and sometimes hard to prevent. Variables like body composition, type of work, underlying health conditions, and other uncontrollable factors contribute to them. However, with cuts and lacerations injuries, there are controllable and concrete strategies which are almost foolproof to keep you

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The Top Rung Of Safety

by Leeca Baran, ATC & Casee Yarborough, ATC It’s Workplace Safety Month and we’re putting all eyes on environments that see the most risk for workplace injury. To start, we’re eyeing ladders. They’re always up to something. Let’s keep you PREPARED with ladder safety – one step at a time!

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Oh Heck, My Mid-Back

by WRNW Get ready to groove and protect your mid-back with our latest set of body part resources! We’ve got the beats, the tips, and the moves to keep your spine in line. Whether you’re working, playing, or busting a move on the dance floor, we’ve got your back —

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Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

by Stephanie Anderson We’ve been tackling some very relevant topics around mental health in the month of May. So before it comes to a close, we’d like to dive a little further into these aspects of self-care and how beneficial it can be for your mental health and overall work

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Sneezy & The Brain

by Andrea Jervinis, LAT, ATC Spring is here and so is the peak of allergy season. Everything is blooming and even though the warm weather is calling your name to go outside, your body’s histamines have got you blowing your nose, sneezing, and itching all over. Your senses suffocate. Every

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To Pet or Not To Pet?

Thinking of getting a pet to brighten your mood? When the workday is tough, there’s nothing quite like coming home to a wagging tail or playful energy of a pet. In 2023, 66% of Americans own a pet of some kind. After all, if you like animals, research studies show

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Ask A Question… Save A Life

by Trevor Addison, MS, ATC This month, we’d like to talk about a heavy, but important topic: Suicide prevention. It’s a difficult subject for many of us. As Injury Prevention Specialists, we’ve seen time and again the community and support that helps with healing of physical aches and pains. This

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A Little Grease for the Elbows

by WRNW Injuries to your funny bone are no laughing matter, but rest assured you’re rubbing elbows with the RIGHT experts with Work Right! We’ve compiled our top-notch resources specifically for the elbow – turns out we have a whole room dedicated to them – to arm you with the

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Balancing Work & Personal Devices

by Lyndsey Pettit In today’s fast-paced world, we’re often required to juggle multiple devices for work and personal use. As our reliance on technology grows, so do the risks associated with cyber threats. It’s crucial for individuals and businesses, particularly those in the industrial sector, to understand the importance of

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Game On: Power Up With Video Games

by Dakota Cool, ATC At the end of a long shift or busy workday, leaving time for our bodies to recharge is vital for the next day’s work. Regular physical activity can do wonders for the human body, but let’s not neglect our mental health as well! When our brains

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Disconnect to Reconnect: Unplugging in the Great Outdoors

by Lyman Drown, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS It’s the end of a long work week (or worse, it’s only Wednesday). You’re exhausted, fatigued, and just a bit depressed from being trapped at work all week. You’re in need of recharging. Typically, when we need to recharge an electronic device we

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Count On Us (And Your Fingers)

by WRNW Feeling that tingly feeling about what to do with pain in your hands, but can’t put your finger on it? Count on Work Right to point you in the right direction. The fingers (and your hand) are the focus of our next Body Part Resource series. Because of

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