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Subject:Re: Chin up, you From:Robert Courtney <bobsc1 -at- earthlink -dot- net> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Tue, 23 Feb 2010 09:21:40 -0800
Well, if any of you are ever in Southern Calif. I am a certified Massage
Therapist. Will be happy to help you fix any back problems or carpal
tunnel problems. And I am Nationally Certified. :-)
I would know the problems tech writers do deal with in the profession.
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On 2/23/2010 8:52 AM, Dana Worley wrote:
> On Monday, February 22, 2010, McLauchlan, Kevin wrote:
>> Since I further assume that I and most of you share a similar
>> anatomical layout and general bio-mechanics, I thought I'd remind
>> y'all to do what yo mamma and all your teachers used to tell you. Sit
>> up straight. Don't slouch!
> Last fall I purchased an "iPosture" -- a little buzzer that you put on a strap or tape to your
> chest that buzzes when you slouch:
> I have found it helps tremendously in keeping me upright in my chair during working hours :)
> I was wearing it daily, then I cut down to every other day... I do a lot better with it on than with
> it off, but I think my posture has improved overall (though still not perfect). And wow, was my
> back sore when I first started wearing it!
> Sometimes even when I don't have it on and I slouch I will feel a "buzz". Perhaps that part is
> something I really shouldn't admit :)
> Dana W.
> Dana Worley
> Software Product Manager/Manager, Software Support Group
> Campbell Scientific, Inc.
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