Health Risks Of A Non-Ergonomic Environment

Can working in a non-ergonomic office be bad for your health? Yes, say some advocates of the ergonomic way of life. But, let’s face it; people have worked in traditional offices for years without risking their health and well being. Of course being smart about how you work can help increase your chances of staying […]

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Ergonomics – What Does it Mean?

The word ergonomic is the study of the interaction between individuals, machines or appliances in their environment that can affect their performance and productivity. The purpose of ergonomics is to assess the interaction, or relationship between each component for determining optimum performance. Ergonomic, therefore, examines the relationship between three elements: the individual, the equipment, the […]

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Ergonomics In The Workplace

The topic of ergonomics in the workplace is a hugely important one. The discipline of workplace ergonomics consists of all concerns related to the execution of work duties in an ergonomically correct fashion. When we say “ergonomically correct,” we mean doing things in a manner that does not cause undue discomfort, fatigue, or stress to […]

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Ergonomic Chair Reviews

If you must sit, we highly recommend you get an ergonomic chair. Here are a bunch of higher-end chairs to consider. One tip: Find one you like? Look for similar chairs from other vendors that may be a lot cheaper, but potentially not as well made. The ideal ergonomic chair is highly adjustable, comfortable for […]

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Case Study: One Approach to Optimizing Ergonomic Keyboard Layouts

I’m grateful to Reddit user Alexadar who wrote this article for publishing on AllThingsErgo. He describes an approach to resolve some of the keyboard ergonomic issues related to the keyboard layout, and outlines the ideas he used to achieve his ultimate keyboard layout. Thanks for reading! Ergonomic v. “Regular” Keyboards As “regular” I consider all the […]

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Important Note about Buying an Ergonomic Keyboard for a Chromebook

Chromebooks are no longer fringe devices. Way back in 2015, Chromebooks outsold Macs. In the educational market, Chromebooks are dominating and growing quarter after quarter. During the first quarter of 2017 58% of computers sold were Chromebooks. Windows had 31% of the market and Macs 11%. Chances are someone you know is now using a […]

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Top Ergonomic Gifts for College-Bound Students

Want to give the best ergonomic gifts to a college-bound freshmen? Start them now on ergonomic devices. Imagine how much computer time your college-bound freshmen are going to have for the rest of their lives. If a couple of ergonomic devices get them started with good device usage habits, your gift will keep on giving. […]

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Apple’s 1993 Ergonomic Keyboard

Having used Apples and then Macs continuously since the 1990s, their keyboards are everything you would wish for except for good ergonomics. They sure are beautiful and have incredible engineering to produce good touch feel and spacing. Wonder how many people know that in 1993, a full year before Microsoft launched their first ergonomic keyboard, […]

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Top 5 Free Ergonomic eBooks

Hey Amazon Kindle Unlimited members, you can now read the following five Kindle ergonomics books for free. Even if you are not a Kindle Unlimited member, these books are all reasonably priced. Be sure to check paperback prices too. For some, we saw paperback versions that were cheaper than the Kindle versions. For fast readers, here […]

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When was the first Ergonomic Keyboard launched?

How old are ergonomic keyboards? About as old as the Web. The World Wide Web was launched in 1991. A year later, in 1992 Kinesis Corporation started selling the very first ergonomic keyboard, The Model 100. The pic above is the very first one off the line, serial number 0001 (found via their tweet)! In […]

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Most Popular Ergonomic Keyboards 2017

There’s something to be said about the most popular of anything. While the list below may not be my personal favorite or in any way the most appropriate ergonomic keyboard for you, as of this blog post (June 2017) they are the most popular ergonomic keyboards on the Internet’s largest retailer, Amazon. 1. Logitech Wireless […]

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Best Ergonomic Keyboards for 2018 – Complete Guide with Reviews

We’ve published long form reviews on ergonomic keyboards since 2011. We really know which ergonomic keyboards are the best in the world. So what’s the best ergonomic keyboard? We wish we could point you to one model that would work for everyone. That simply can’t be done. We are all so very different. A chair […]

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