Home Health & Hospice

Inside Story | Ward off work-related injuries with good posture

Homecare E-News, November 23, 2015

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Good posture means more than just sitting up straight, particularly when it comes to protecting direct care staff from work-related musculoskeletal disorders. How does good posture affect the musculoskeletal system? It ensures that muscles will receive a sufficient blood supply, thereby allowing them to eliminate waste, receive nourishment, and repair damage caused by stress. In other words, good posture helps the body work more effectively and efficiently.

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