Here you'll find a variety of research-based dental ergonomic products to help team members develop balanced musculoskeletal health and prevent injuries, including books, ergonomic and exercise DVDs, positioning aids and trigger point tools. DVDs are also available in PAL (European) format.
Prevent Pain and Extend your Dental Career
This ground-breaking book goes far beyond dental ergonomics, to fill a void in the dental literature - bridging the gap between dental ergonomics and work-related pain. Learn easy, effective prevention strategies based on clinical experience and research.
Identify & Self-Treat your Trigger Points
Dental professionals are especially prone to the formation of trigger points due to sustained postures, muscle ischemia, and mental stress. Learn how to identify and self-treat your trigger points.
Implement Proper Ergonomic Positioning in Your Operatory
NEW! Earn 1 CEU while you learn the essential techniques to optimally utilize and adjust your ergonomic stools, loupes and patient chairs to work more comfortably and productively. Special guidelines to position the patient for upper versus lower arches, various tooth surfaces and adjustment of different headrest styles. Learn three methods to safely transfer wheelchair patients in your operatory.
Avoid Muscle Fatigue & Improve your Posture
NEW! 2nd Edition
On the Ball Home Exercise DVD Kit
Based on the latest research in back pain, exercise physiology and dental ergonomics, the 2nd edition DVD contains 3 complete exercise routines to help you prevent pain and work longer with less fatigue. Highly effective exercises that specifically target the unique muscle imbalances in dental professionals.
Relieve Chronic Pain in Dentistry with Self-Treatment Therapies
Earn CE credits while you prevent muscle imbalances and the progression of musculoskeletal problems utilizing a unique set of chairside stretches and self-treatment of painful trigger points utilizing a self-massage tool, the Backnobber.
Wellness Systems for Dental Professionals
Save money and choose from 4 comprehensive Wellness Systems, including our exercise DVD kits, lecture DVDs, book and phone consultation. You will receive everything you need to work more comfortably, modify your operatory ergonomics, improve your musculoskeletal health and extend your career.
Dental Ergonomic Seminar DVD for Individual or Group Education
Recorded live at the 2008 Hinman Meeting. This 2½ hour DVD set includes Bethany's lecture, powerpoint slides, handouts and AGD PACE test questions for CEUs. The perfect education for your next dental team meeting or study club.
Enhance the Health of your Practice, Personnel, Patients, and Profits.
Expert information every dental professional must know. There are many challenges today in running a professional dental practice. In an effort to provide the best in dental care, the care of the dental team itself is often overlooked. Here's the information you need to know for your team to be its best. DVD/CD kit has detailed handouts on a CD-ROM.
Safely Transfer Patients in the Operatory
Medically compromised patients can pose a challenge to the dental team. Learn 3 techniques to safely transfer patients in your operatory with this instructional DVD, laminated wall poster and gait belt.
Patient Positioning for Perfect Posture!
Bethany Valachi designed Crescent’s new Low Profile headrest to be used with double articulating headrests, while the Original Crescent headrest is ideal for flat headrests.
Massage away Painful Trigger Point
This tool allows you to self-treat painful trigger points by applying pressure to relieve muscle tension.
Prevent Low Back Pain
Economically retrofit existing operator chairs without tilting seat pans to achieve proper seating posture.
Decrease Muscle Strain and Correct Your Posture
A garment that supports the trunk and shoulders, promoting proper posture while working.
Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
The WrisTimer® wrist support helps prevent carpal tunnel syndrome and manage symptoms by controlling wrist flexion in the operatory.
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