Learn to Move. Learn to Sit. Work Better.
Ergonomics are becoming an increasingly important part of our professional lives. It makes sense, since work is where we spend most of our time. We help you avoid unncessarily pain and repetitive stress injuries with our workplace ergonomic center program.
Workplace Ergonomic Center Program
Located in Manhattan’s Union Square, NYC
How We Help
The Ergonomic center provides individualized workstation assessments with practical hands on posture, alignment and movement coaching.
Our goal is to help patients feel and work better by creating a dynamic work space and teaching proper sitting and standing mechanics. We are partnered with Creative Office Pavilion to offer a wide array of Herman Miller Chairs, Desks, and Technology support.
Who We Help
We work with a variety of New York’s working professionals, serving both individuals looking to improve their posture and organizations encouraging a healthier and more balanced workplace.
- Individualized and workplace-centric evaluations
- Herman Miller ergonomic chairs, desks, and technology support
- Training and support to ensure your success
- A way to work better, hurt less, and get more done
A Three-Step Approach
We begin with a 45 minute evaluation. This ergonomic assessment is the basis of our program and informs our recommendaitons. This evaluation is broken down into three parts:
An assessment of current workspace and work tools using detailed photos. The required photos should include pictures of patient’s Chair and 3 photos of patient sitting at desk from 3 angles:
- Side profile
- Behind View
- Wide angle that includes the entire work area.
Sitting and Standing Evaluation
JFPT therapist will assess the patient’s sitting and standing posture, movement tendencies and daily pain points. Special attention will be directed to the patient’s work environment and it affects on alignment, core connection, lower extremity support and upper extremity position.
Following the work place assessment patients are coached on how to create a more dynamic work place promoting healthier posture, better alignment, and efficiency. The session includes the dynamics of Sitting, Standing and Moving in the office and how these dynamics can be exercised and customized to fit the patient’s work life. Each patient will be educated on chair and desk dynamics, Monitor position with particular attention visual deficiency. Further evaluation will be given to assess how well the current desk environment can be adjusted.
Herman Miller Products We Offer
Products pictured below can be ordered in multiple colors/sizes upon request by Creative Office Pavilion. See Portal Login Information Above.
Our Space: Dedicated to Effective Therapy & Comfort
We have been in our Union Square location for over 14 years and are proud of the reputation we have earned all over NYC. Our treatment space is located in Lower Manhattan, a block North of Union Square.
Meet Our Therapists
Our dedicated and experienced team of therapists and paramedical support staff are what empower us to help our patients.
Well-trained, experienced, and motivated to help you feel better, you can count on our team of physical therapists and massage therapists to help you move and feel better.
Get in Touch
James Fowler Physical Therapy is located in Union Square at 873 Broadway, between 18th and 19th street. (To buzz into building dial 012).
Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 7 pm