Dr. Nikki Weiner OTD, OTR/L, AOEAS, is an ergonomic specialist and occupational therapist. She is a co-founder of the Rising Workplace. The Rising Workplace provides comprehensive on-site ergonomic, injury prevention, and environmental health and safety (EHS) services. Nikki performs workplace ergonomic assessment, consulting, and training in settings that range from corporate to home offices. Her areas of clinical expertise include task analysis, assessment, and cognitive intervention.
Other professional roles include serving as a clinical educator, researcher, and practitioner in the adult neuro-rehabilitation field. Nikki’s professional work has been published in The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, OTJR: Occupation, Participation, and Health, and Today in OT magazine.
Nikki earned a Bachelors in Biological Sciences from the University of Georgia and a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis.
June 15th, 2021 | Season 4 | 25 mins 12 secs
ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis, axial spondylitis, back pain, ergonomics, fibromyalgia, gout, joint protection, juvenile arthritis, lupus, neck pain, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sit to stand desk, work accommodations, workplace
On this episode, we’re talking about the importance of workplace ergonomics and its role in joint health. Learn how to solve common workspace challenges and get the key principles to protecting your joints at work from Nikki Weiner, a workplace ergonomics specialist and occupational therapist, and founder of The Rising Workplace.
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March 31st, 2020 | Season 1 | 30 mins 19 secs
adapting work space, arthritis, ease of use, ergonomics, home schooling, joint protection, juvenile arthritis, laptop, occupational therapy, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, stay home, working from home
It’s a whole new world out there right now, always changing and adding more stress to our lives, not to mention possibly increased stress on our joints. Between working and educating from home, as well as managing it all, what can you do to prevent pain and inflammation of your joints? Ergonomics specialist and occupational therapist Nikki Weiner has suggestions to help you work from home ergonomically —while keeping your joint health in mind.
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