Debbie Phibbs Shares Healthy Habits at Work
ASHT member Debbie Phibbs, a certified hand therapist with Arlington Physical and Hand Therapy in Arlington, is all too familiar with the chronic injuries that can take place in an office environment. She was recently featured in Herald Business Journal article on preventing chronic workplace pains.
Develop healthy habits in your work space
By RaeJean Hasenoehrl
SCBJ Freelance Writer
Is your office workspace befriending you or betraying you?
If you consistently experience headaches, back or neck pain, numbness in your legs or tingling in your fingers or toes, perhaps your workspace is showing a sinister side.
Dr. Ryan Woodbury, DC, of Hanson Chiropractic in Everett, cited an American Medical Association report that the average pain sufferer tallies the equivalent of 30 work days per year in lost productivity, which costs American employers an estimated $61.2 billion per year.