Townie® Poll

Fitness and Ergonomics Poll

Poll conducted from 3/7/2013 To 4/5/2013

I do stretches and exercises.
109 total votes
19%
Throughout the work day
50%
Once or twice a day
30%
Never
I do some form of exercise.
117 total votes
22%
Daily
44%
3-5 times weekly
9%
Weekends
21%
Occasionally
5%
Never
Have you experienced hand, wrist or shoulder pain associated with DH work?
115 total votes
83%
Yes
17%
No
Have you experienced back or neck pain associated with DH work?
116 total votes
91%
Yes
9%
No
Have you been diagnosed with carpel tunnel problems?
116 total votes
14%
Yes
86%
No
Is your operator stool adjustable?
117 total votes
80%
Up and down only
1%
Up and down, and arm rests
17%
Up and down, arms rests and back
2%
Not adjustable
While working, are your forearms:
113 total votes
39%
Parallel to the ground
41%
Slanted slightly upward
20%
Slanted slightly downward
Which best describes your seated position?
115 total votes
45%
Thighs parallel to the floor
53%
Hips higher than thighs
2%
Knees higher than hips
My seating position is primarily:
114 total votes
75%
From the side of the patient
5%
Facing the patient
19%
From the back of the patient
Do you need to perch on the edge of your chair to work?
117 total votes
50%
Sometimes
23%
Often
26%
Never
Do you notice reaching or twisting in uncomfortable positions?
117 total votes
38%
Everyday
58%
Occasionally
3%
Never
Do you ever work standing up?
116 total votes
2%
With all of my patients
72%
Occasionally
6%
Some with each patient
11%
Some each day
9%
Never

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