Work from Home Setup - Demystified
Setting up a good home office is now an essential requirement of our daily life, but often neglected. With major companies embracing ‘Work from Home’ as the new culture, this could become a permanent arrangement. Combating pandemic and flattening the curve has led most of us working from home for the past few months leading to a surge in visits to Chiropractors and/or Physiotherapists on various posture related issues.
- Benefits and challenges of working from home
- Creative ideas for setting up home office
- Ways to develop proper work habits
- The necessity to keep moving
- The importance of mind when the body hurts
- The fun element of fitness
Attend the webinar if you’re:
- Currently working off a Kitchen counter, living room sofa/couch, dining table, bed, or floor.
- Have a DIY ergonomic set up and want to validate the set up with our ergonomic consultant.
- Experiencing any discomfort in the neck, shoulder, wrist, and back that could be posture related.
- Seeking insights and would like to learn more about Ergonomics
Emma Christensen, BSc (OT), BSc (Kines)
Occupational Therapist / Ergonomics Consultant
Emma Christensen has worked as an occupational therapist for 26 years. She has spent the past 17 years focusing her skills in the area of ergonomics and specifically the use of computers and mobile devices in the office, vehicles and on the road. She has provided consultation services to both the public and private sectors.
She is a member of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists as well as a former elected board member for the association’s executive national council.
She has presented at several national safety conferences as well as the National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas in the area of incorporating ergonomics into safety, health and wellness programs.
She has been interviewed on CTV and CBC radio as a subject matter expert in the areas of office ergonomics and sitting.
Elias Paul Cecil Jones
Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Orthopaedic Division, Instructor
Mr. Elias Paul Cecil Jones, Dip. AMPT, MClSc (MT), FCAMPT, is the CoFounder of Healistics Advanced Practice, and a practicing clinician in Canada. He is an instructor at Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI) and at Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy association He is a registered mentor for Physiotherapists aspiring to be experts in the manipulative physiotherapy and other manual therapy approaches. He has contributed to the internationally acclaimed training manual for IFOMT recognized courses. His area of interest is Pain Science and is involved in research and teaching content consolidation. He has worked in India, Middle east, Europe and in Canada. With extensive training in Pain sciences (including management of Chronic pain, fibromyalgia, CPRS, other central neuropathic conditions) he is also trained in the McKenzie’s MDT and Mulligan schools of Physiotherapy.
Mr. Jones has Master in Clinical Sciences (Manipulative therapy) from University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is a FCAMPT (Fellow of Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy) Therapist and an IFOMPT member. Practicing Functional Abilities Evaluation, ergonomic assessments and return to sports/work assessments for over 15 years and in Canada since 2015, Mr. Jones has conducted over 20 different courses in multiple countries.