Trouble Shooting Guide for Sources of Discomfort

Last reviewed: August 2019

This trouble-shooting guide is not intended to be all-inclusive.  It offers some direction and suggestion for many common sources of ergonomic-related discomfort.  

Do not ignore a problem that does not go away after a reasonable period of time.  See your health care practitioner to diagnose the problem.

If after reviewing or trying some of these suggestions, you are still encountering difficulty, contact EHS.

Shoulder/Upper Arm Discomfort

Neck Discomfort


Wrist/Hand/Forearm/Elbow Discomfort

Leg Discomfort

Lower Back Discomfort

Upper Back Discomfort (i.e., Between Shoulder Blades)