by WRNW Run away with us on a resourceful journey as we shift our focus to a workplace warrior often carrying the weight — the lower back! Just as a solid cornerstone supports towering achievements, a sturdy back is pivotal for a productive and pain-free workday. Work Right presents a
by Trevor Addison, MS, ATC Hello there, safety-conscious readers and hard hat aficionados! Ready to embark on a journey that’s as protective as it is enlightening? Well, strap on your chin strap because we’re about to delve into the riveting world of hard hats and the serious safety they bring.
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
by WRNW It’s that time again, Industrial Athletes. Work Right preaches prevention and this month our focus is on the ball and socket joint – the shoulder! When it comes to work, there isn’t much your shoulders don’t play a role in. To take the weight off of your shoulders,
by Caleb Patee, DO, MPH If our hearts are the engine of our bodies, what happens when injuries take their toll on the piece of machinery that keeps our bodies going? Work Right seeks to prevent these injuries from happening, but when they do, are you prepared for what comes
by Amelia Meigs, ATC Industrial athletes work hard every day. Ensuring our heart is in good condition keeps us healthy for the long run. For February, American Heart Month, let’s discuss a way to keep our bodies running well so we’re not at risk for time away from work or
by WRNW What isn’t, right?! This is likely especially true if you spend ample amounts of time at a computer or workstation. Posture is a practice and worth your time, plus your neck will thank you! You have one body in this lifetime, and as an industrial athlete you have
by Steven Limbrunner, ATC If you’re like me, staying hydrated can be a boring and repetitive process. The constant need to drink some high-quality H2O feels like maintenance work for our bodies. Trips to the water cooler. Trips to the bathroom. Repeat. What if I told you… there are more
by Sydney Lopez, ATC Are you ever so busy you become grumpy with a growling stomach and headache? Did you possibly forget to eat, or worse, ignore your body’s hunger signals in order to get a job done? Industrial athletes lead busy lives and have jobs which require lots of
by Erin Guidarelli, ATC Have you ever been hindered by a painful, achy, and stiff joint pain in your day-to-day activities? Maybe you’ve assumed this is arthritis because of your age, your occupation, or because you popped your knuckles too much when you were younger. Don’t lose hope just yet!
by Salvador Saldana The dreaded hernia. Have you ever worried about potentially getting one in your lifetime? Sports hernias are pretty common in the sports population, but they are also commonly found within the industrial setting as well. Have you ever felt a pull or twinge in the front of