The set up of our surroundings have a huge effect on our body. I'm sure you have heard the term ergonomics before in relation to your computer and desk set up. Have you thought about the ergonomics of your home though? Things like how high your countertops and stove are make a difference in how you use them to cook or prep food depending upon how tall or short you are.
Many people are doing home renovations now and upgraded their spaces since we are spending so much time in them during the pandemic. One area many people often overlook is the bathroom. In my experience, many bathroom sinks are too low, causing people to have to excessively lean forward when they brush their teeth or wash their face. If you are upgrading your bathroom sink and vanity, these are things you might want to consider changing.
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If you would like a physical therapist to look at the ergonomics of you in your home, Marko Physical Therapy can help & a telehealth session is perfect for that. Make an appointmenttoday with a physical therapist! We are doing both in person and telehealth!