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March Chapter Meeting - Prolonging Your Career with Self Care

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 21100 Haggerty Road, Northville Township, MI 48167

Prolonging Your Career with Self Care

This presentation will address ergonomics, specifically for professional organizers. Ergonomics is the science of designing the work space to fit the needs of workers. Our discussion will include ergonomics for different tasks and activities organizers perform on a daily basis. Many professional organizers work in a variety of different settings, and as such, we will be looking at different environments and improvements to help reduce the risk of injury and fatigue. We will evaluate ergonomic risk factors and the most common musculoskeletal disorders organizers are prone to. Ergonomic improvements are an easy way to help remove the risk factors that lead to injuries and improve performance and productivity. The presentation will be a mix of lecture and interactive discussion, and the audience will be invited to participate in some some stretching and exercises to demonstrate self care techniques.

Topics to Be Covered:

  • What are Ergonomics?
  • Importance of Ergonomics For Organizers
  • Ergonomic Risk Factors & How To Decrease Them
  • Ergonomic Assessment & Evaluation
  • Adaptation of Tasks & Work Environment
  • Proper Body Mechanics
  • Corrective Stretching and Home Care Exercises
  • Other Helpful Tips 

    About Our Presenter

    Dr. Trista Platz is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic specializing in the most advanced chiropractic techniques to relieve pain, increase function and improve your health. She opened Family First Chiropractic Care in Beverly Hills, MI to provide more individualized care for her patients and their families. Dr. Platz is certified in The Activator Method, Cox Flexion Distraction, Active Release Technique and The Webster Technique. She provides her patients with specialized home care routines including therapeutic stretches and exercises, nutritional supplements and gives tips for proper ergonomics to keep them feeling well. She enjoys educating patients about the benefits of chiropractic care and collaborating with other health professionals to provide her patients with the best care possible. Dr. Platz is an active member of the Michigan Association of Chiropractors, the American Chiropractic Association and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. 

    Meeting Cost

    Chapter meetings are a benefit of membership for Option 1 Members and Business Partners. Option 2 Members and Guests pay $20 at the door. Please ask for the Treasurer when you arrive. Click here for more information about joining our NAPO Michigan Chapter.

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