I hope this collection of links may prove
helpful to people who are concerned about the health aspects of
computer use. The sub-sections headed "Health and Safety", and "RSI and
CTD" are particularly relevant to this topic.
In addition, we have listed a selection of
various techniques and products which may prove helpful in maintaining
health and/or relieving pain. Since many of our customers have come to
us through the rehabilitation area and because of our own fascination
with the use of computers to assist people with disabilities, we have
also included links to these topics:
This therapy was invented by an Australian
who has now become famous around the world by teaching the correct use
of the body in all our daily activities. As its basic premise consists
of teaching clients to become aware of their own proprioceptive sense,
I feel it has direct relevance for computer users and complements well
the use of the Kneelsit ergonomic chair which also develops
... The Complete Guide. A comprehensive guide to Alexander technique
info. and resources
Journal on the Alexander Technique
Ergonomics.org - Posture, Movement and Ergonomics,. Posture,
movement and the crucial ingredient often neglected in the science of ergonomics today
Society of Teachers of Alexander Technique.
The sites listed below contain a variety of
information on an approach to health which has variously been labelled
"Alternative", "Complementary", or "Holistic". While often looked at
askance by practicioners of conventional or orthodox medicine I believe
they deserve consideration as "possible" approaches to health which
could prove of some value. After all one of their most famous devotees
was the Queen mother who lived to celebrate her 101st birthday.
database of natural healing...
Alternative Health, Natural solutions from Outside the Box An interactive and ongoing alternative
health search for uncommon answers
to common health issues. Information gathered from many sources is offered up in an engaging, reader-
Nutrition Supplement Information - offering detailed information on
natural health, nutrition, herbal and vitamin supplements.
Registry - health food, herbs, vitamins, therapy , books, "The
comprehensive network of qualified Natural Health professionals,
products and services dedicated to better serve the global community in
their quest for a healthy lifestyle
Common Clinic..a friendly and caring clinic which offers you a wide
range of available natural health care.
Alternative and Holistic Health...
Back Pain - Relief is at your fingertips as the BackPain-Guru walks you through safe, medically sound back pain exercises for spine pain.
Enhanced Healing through Music Relaxation music, positive affirmations
and online counseling for reducing stress and anxiety, promoting health, wellness and healing and improving self-esteem.
Hypnosis Discover The Healing
Power Of The Mind - Self Help
Sussex - Professional Registered Hypnotherapist Sussex to help you
stop smoking, lose weight, control personal fears and habits. Hypnosis
Personal Online Colour
Analysis By Scarlet Pixel.
Zero Balancing By
Dr. Fritz Smith: Energy Medicine, Massage
ARTHRITIS INFO & SUPPORT
Arthritis & Glucosamine Information Center -
the latest research on glucosamine, details on medications and treatments, and tips for effectively
managing your joint pain.
Insight... Created by and for people with arthritis. We offer chats,
message boards, information, news, tips for daily living & more...
Joint pain's something no-one should suffer. Fortunately information can help and empower you.. Explore
the Glucosamine and Arthritis Center for the latest info. on glucosamine, arthritis and joint pain.
Read hundreds of articles, "plain english" clinical trial summaries, message board posts and more.
Glucosamine chondroitin for arthritis - Pain-relief-
Rheumatoid Arthritis & Arthritis PainTreatment-
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exclusive rheumatoid arthritis products for arthritis pain and arthritis
treatments at great prices.
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Assistive technology has always been a
particular interest of mine, having had a son with a special
disability. I greatly admire those technical people in the field of
computer engineering and software who have devoted their time and
energy to helping these very special people to live more independently
and to maintain their dignity and self-respect.
- Assistive Technology for computers and disability.
Academic Software, Inc...ASI
- Educational Research, Development and Consulting firm specializing in
the field of assistive technology, software, & links to a wide
range of assistive technology
Independent Living - Products for the blind or visually impaired
Low vision aids and products for the blind and vision impaired from Independent Living Aids.
Medical Supplies at
TheMedSupplyGuide.com TheMedSupplyGuide.com - Your guide to buying
medical supplies and equipment.
Silvert's Specialty Clothing
for Seniors... for people with disabilities and special needs such
as Alzheimer's & arthritis. Clothing with discreet velcro closures
The Boulevard A Resource
Directory of products & services for the disabled, elderly,
caregiver & professional....
Wessex Lift Specialists
specialists in manufacture and installation of domestic and public access lifts including floor lifts,
stair lifts, wheelchair lifts,
step lifts and vertical lifts.
BACK PAIN INFORMATION
Back pain has to be one of the most
debilitating and soul-destroying burdens which many people have to live
with as a constant. I have endeavoured with my own invention to produce
a product which greatly alleviates this problem for many people.
However, there are also related or alternative approaches to back pain
and pain in general which could be of help to visitors and so these
sites have been included here.
Basic Spine Spine Surgery Center Located in Orange County California.
Back Pain Directory This resource directory has been created to assist you in finding the best information about back pain, sciatica, herniated discs and other related back pain issues.
Back Pain Relief from The
Back Shop... Engineering solution to back pain, bad posture and ergonomic problems....
Spine Centers of America
Delivering Relief for Spine Conditions
Back Support Brace - Range of bracing support systems
including back brace, back support brace,back seat cushion,
knee brace, knee support brace, ankle support, elbow brace for any type of accidental injuries .
Cure for Back Pain Honest & Understandable Info
on Back Pain
and Back Pain Treatments, written by a back pain sufferer.
Lower Back Pain Answers Offers
revolutionary insight about
the causes of lower back pain, plus an abundance of information about innovative non-surgical
Lower-back-pain-toolkit. Written by a
physiotherapist, this website provides a toolkit of reliable information to help you learn about lower
back pain and get ideas on how to manage it."
Nuback- NEW back pain
relief that really works!.. - unique home stretch device to relieve and
treat lower back pain conditions through spinal traction.
Spine-health Back pain and neck pain patient
Spine-health. This site includes hundreds of articles about back pain,
neck pain, spinal deformity and related conditions,
diagnostics, and non-surgical and surgical treatment options.
'The Bad Back Book' - free e-book by Steve Lockhart, your
back pain therapist in Sydney, Australia.
Office chair advice
Office Ergonomics Know the basic tips about Office
Workstation Ergonomics, Ergonomic PC, Laptop Ergonomics, Ergonomic chair.
NutritionFor your health and wellbeing...factual info on
Diet.com offers you expert guidance and support while providing you
diet tips, podcasts, videos and much more.
Atkins Diet Products - Atkins recipes and food.
Diet 4U Online We offer weight loss, weight gain, High
Protein, Atkins, Zone, vegetarian, low fat, GI, USDA and Mediterranean diets plus so much more!
DietPower Diet and
Nutrition SoftwarePersonal Eating Coach for your PC
Herbs Barleygreen, Herbal
Low carb diets An
online resource for low carb products and weight loss plans.
Low Carb Diet Success
We profile the world's best weight loss diet plan.
Nutrasanus NutraSanus natural health care
products,I/a> herbal, vitamin and nutritional supplements for a longer healthier life.
Phentermine Online Compare Cheap Phentermine Pharmacies
Slimming Diet Tips Find the fast Slimming Diets,
Slimming tips, products and methods
Various other ergonomic products have also been
found useful in relieving the pain from rsi (repetitive strain injury)
- particularly in arms and wrists
Ergonomics Inc...Do you spend long hours at a computer? Arm
supports can slash fatigue and improve your comfort!
RSI & Carpal
Tunnel Prevention and Treatment: A Self Help Aid, Carpal Tunnel
Product for Treatment and Prevention...
stress injury - repetitive strain -A sophisticated break and
exercise software package proven in the prevention and rehabilitation
of repetitive stress injuries. ...
Datahand Ergonomic Keyboards
Will Prevent R.S.I. Reduce Pain & Typing
Fatigue, Improve Comfort, Close Workers Compensation Claims, Adjust to
Each User, Lightest Key Touch on the Market.
WorkChairs.com Ergonomics and Chairs WorkChairs.com is an
ergonomics site that seeks to help you find
solutions to finding a chair that's right for you whether you work on a computer, at a desk, or any
other sitting situation.
Let the Chair Guy help you!
Ergonomic-Info Guidelines for a
healthier and safer workplace
Analysis Associates - User Interface Design, Usability Evaluation..
Training in correct manual handling and correct working
Ergonomics - Internet Resources & Consulting by Usernomics.
Italiana Insegnanti Metodo Feldenkrais..
Homepage Information, books, and tapes related to the
FELDENKRAIS Method & LOW-STRESS COMPUTING,
Somatics,Rolfing, Feldenkrais, Körpertherapie,
Aerobic-itis - Fitness Gifts ..
Gym Company The UK's #1 Independent Gym Supplier
Benefits to Exercise for Seniors! Free and Easy Exercises for over 50's
50Plus Fitness Walking
Two 50 plus'ers share how they conquered leg, knee surgeries, back and foot
pain to feel great again with simple, easy fitness walking. Choose your best fitness walking program.
Diet-Exercise-Lifestyle The right combination can relieve the symptoms of stress.
Fitness Guide - Fitness Guide
Everything Exercise, from Ab Exercises to Yoga Exercises.
Welcome to the most comprehensive guide to exercise programs on the net.
LifeCare Service site for Australian Physiotherapy
Popular Fitness -
Online Fitness, exercise and nutrition programs. Articles, guides and
information on cardiovascular exercise, weight, strength flexibility
training and weight management..
The Posture Page...
Better ways to sit, stand and present yourself to the world - practical
information about methods that help people improve their posture.
Natural, drug free body building.
The Rolf Institute of Structural Integration
Dedicated to bringing the benefits of Rolfing to the world.
adjustableBedz.co.uk We have a range of mobility beds and mattresses at the best prices on the web.
Adjustable Height Desks - - OFFICINO.com of Perth Specialists
manufacture of unique height adjustable desks and work stations.
Beds Please click now to view a huge range of Beds,
upto 60 per cent off, brought to you by Bed Supermarket,
the number one supplier of Beds in the UK.
Cheap Office Furniture UK Leading UK supplier of
office chairs, home office furniture,
office furniture, office screens, home office chairs and office desks
Computer Chair Store is the number one source for
computer chairs, desks, office furniture, and ergonomic office chairs.
Conference Tables You'll find all shapes, sizes
of conference table and gathering tables at MoreConferenceTables.com. Free Shipping.
Front Entry Doors Tango doors provide superlative products
withstand the test of time by adding beauty, durability and security to the homes they are installed
Good Chairs offers shiatsu massage chair products from
interactive health, inada, sanyo, and fujikura massage chair.
Office Chairs and Commercial Office Seating .High
Chairs from top brand names such as Global, Office Star, and Boss.
Office Furniture Lincoln -
Office Chairs and Furniture Discounted Office chairs and
from top suppliers - all available with massive discounts and the reassurance of dealing with a
furniture retailer with over 30 years of experience within the office furniture sector.
Some items available from stock with a 48 hour delivery.
Planscape Business Interiors
Specialists in Office Furniture, Interior Design, Office Chairs, Office Desks, Screens, Office Storage
- Creating Total Office Furniture Solutions
Reception Desks High quality office furniture solutions
Office. Huge range of office furniture includes reception desks, office desks and office chairs,
and reception furniture, boardroom tables and furniture, leather chairs.
Teak Outdoor Furniture We provide premium quality teak,
oak outdoor furniture that is best suitable for your garden and lawn at affordable pricing.
The Back Shop
for back care products, ergonomic equipment, massage chairs, zero gravity chairs orthopedic chairs, and
The Factory Outlet Outlet prices for massage chairs, range hoods, bidets and luxury home
The Glass Office
Office furniture suppliers; offers executive chairs, boardroom furniture and
ergonomic seating plus office design, planning and partitions throughout the UK.
Wall Mirrors Online retailer of
decorative wall, floor and full-length mirrors for use in bedroom, bathroom, or entryway.
Contemporary and antique.
WorkChairs.com Ergonomics and Chairs
WorkChairs.com is an ergonomics site that seeks to help you find solutions to finding a chair that's
right for you
whether you work on a computer, at a desk, or any other sitting situation. Let the Chair Guy help you!
HEALTH AND SAFETY
PageACGIH - an association of health and safety professionals
communication resources material
Stress In Perspective.
consultancy for stress management services including stress audits,
surveys, management training, counselling, news, legal aspects, stress
facts and figures.
HEALTH & MEDICAL
INFORMATION & EDUCATION
Master of Public Health A Master of Public Health is a professional graduate degree that qualifies students for leadership roles in the public health field.
Treat Addiction Right Drug and alcohol dependency treatments.
Hacienda La Mision Advanced Ibogaine Therapy - drug and alcohol treatments.
Health Insurance helpful info, tips, and links to affordable
health, dental, Medicare supplemental, disability, and foreign travel
comprehensive Directory on a wide range of Health issues
Ask Your Family Doc
- provides answers to medical questions..
Searching for Back Pain Treatment?
If you are experiencing lower back pain, finding effective back pain treatment tips are worth their
weight in gold.
Cerebral Palsy Directory
Your one-stop destination for anything you can think about cerebral palsy. This Cerebral Palsy
Directory is designed
to help its users find the cerebral palsy information, articles, source, companies, products and
Bizmatics Medical Software Bizmatics provides fully
integrated and customizable medical software solutions consisting PrognoCIS EMR, PrognoCIS Billing,
PrognoCIS patient portal and PrognoCIS eTools.
Checkyearly.com We’re the Vision Council of America,
and we’re out to make
our country’s eyes healthier by encouraging regular eye exams.
Fibromyalgia Provides easy to follow information
to overcome fibromyalgia symptoms and offers natural alternative fibromyalgia treatment options.
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HealingWell.com Guide to Diseases, Disorders and
free guide to reliable health information.
Insurance Quotes - Offers health insurance plans at affordable
Joint Pain Solutions
Provides useable information and treatment recommendations for various joint pain conditions such as
knee osteoarthritis, shoulder joint pain, and hip bursitis.
Laparoscopic obesity surgery services
Offer from world class surgeon Dr. Jacques Himpens.
Complete information (procedures) about obesity surgery, laparoscopic, morbid
obesity and gastric surgery.
Private Krankenversicherung Health
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Wellness India Well Informed. A new generation Health
comprehensive resource for information on preventive care, health
topics, physicians, and healthcare providers.
Interventional ZHealth Publishing specializes exclusively in medical
coding publications, conferences, and coding services in the areas of
Interventional Radiology & Cardiology.
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