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Maximize Your Potential: Practical Ergonomic and Wellness Strategies for Dental Professionals

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This course is designed to teach dental professionals and desk workers strategies to prevent injury, reduce pain, and optimize practitioner well-being. In this course, we will review common issues that lead to musculoskeletal pain, stress, and burnout among dental professionals. You will learn ergonomic tools and tips and how to incorporate therapeutic yoga and other wellness tools into your clinical and/or teledentistry practice to maximize your health. This course incorporates different chairside stretches, giving you new tools to start utilizing right away.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify musculoskeletal disorders prevalent among dental professionals and desk workers
  • Review ergonomic tools to improve physical health for dental clinicians and desk workers
  • Explore proven yoga practices, exercises, and wellness tips for dental clinicians and desk workers

About the Presenter

Caitlin Parsons is a Registered Dental Hygienist of 15 years and chronic pain survivor turned Certified Yoga Therapist and Ergonomic Consultant for dental professionals. Caitlin helps dental professionals prevent, reduce, and overcome workplace pain, manage stress, and optimize their health so they can thrive in and out of the office. Caitlin is passionate about practitioner & team wellness to support better patient care, team cohesiveness, and practice growth through her in-person & online programs, speaking events, writing, team experiences, and her podcast, The Aligned Hygienist.