Ergonomic Tools

Can You Use Assistive Technology? Sunday, July 1, 2018

Assistive Technology?  Does it sound like something from the latest animated film?  Or, maybe what you’d use to give your computer extra memory or storage space?  AT is actually something folks with a disability use to get a job done – and often something others could use as preventive measures for chronic health conditions.

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Getting 'Back' on the Farm or Ranch Sunday, April 1, 2018

Back pain for farmers and ranchers is almost a given, often a topic of conversation at coffee or lunch.  In a program survey done in central Nebraska in 2012, 87-89% of ag producers asked reported some back pain, from occasional to severe.

What are the reasons?  Why are back problems so widespread among ag producers?

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