20 episodes

What is a good posture at the workplace? How does good posture increase your productivity? Can Ergonomics enhance employee wellness?

These are just some of the most significant questions that are on the mind of both employees and employers. And yes it is true that good posture can have a lasting and massive impact on productivity and performance at the workplace.

To answer these and many more pertinent issues related to the physical wellness of corporate professionals, this is a podcast where Workplace Wellness Expert, Physiotherapist, and Ergonomist – Dr. Deepankar is sharing his wealth of knowledge on posture and ergonomics.

Follow the podcast and tune in every Wednesday for a new episode drop!

Dr. Ergo Speaks - Workplace Wellness with Ergonomics Dr. Deepankar

    • Health & Fitness

What is a good posture at the workplace? How does good posture increase your productivity? Can Ergonomics enhance employee wellness?

These are just some of the most significant questions that are on the mind of both employees and employers. And yes it is true that good posture can have a lasting and massive impact on productivity and performance at the workplace.

To answer these and many more pertinent issues related to the physical wellness of corporate professionals, this is a podcast where Workplace Wellness Expert, Physiotherapist, and Ergonomist – Dr. Deepankar is sharing his wealth of knowledge on posture and ergonomics.

Follow the podcast and tune in every Wednesday for a new episode drop!

    The Danger of Googling Your Health Symptoms

    The Danger of Googling Your Health Symptoms

    Google offers a wealth of information on various topics including health. Do you have the habit of searching symptoms on Google when you are unwell?
    If your answer was yes, then you should listen to the entire episode.
    In this episode of Dr.Ergo Speaks, Dr.Deepankar shares a case study of his patient where she relied on Google for her health symptoms and how that turned out to be disastrous for her.
    Key Takeaways
    It is essential to understand that you can use Google as a symptom checker but it cannot be a substitute of medical helpNot all medical symptoms on Google are your symptomsHealth practitioners should educate their patients and suggest a holistic approach with lifestyle changesYou should stop googling your symptoms and directly seek medical advice if you aren’t feeling well

    Listen to the entire episode to know why googling your health symptoms can be dangerous. 


    GET YOUR PERFECT ERGONOMIC CHAIR FROM MAKEMYCHAIRS.COM AT https://bit.ly/Buy_Office_Chairs_Online_Dr-ERGO

    Connect with your host and workplace wellness expert Dr. Deepanka at:
    Website https://www.drdeepankar.com/
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-deepankar-ergonomist-ab885b55/
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/_drergo/?hl=en

    Get your Ergo Kit at https://kit.co/drergo 
    Get the book for millennials at workplace: https://amzn.to/3iJzD3O

    • 4 min
    5 Reasons Executive Chairs Ruin PC Workstations | Avoid These Mistakes

    5 Reasons Executive Chairs Ruin PC Workstations | Avoid These Mistakes

    Are you using an executive chair for work? If so, you might be setting yourself up for unnecessary discomfort and pain. Executive chairs may look impressive, but they are not desk chairs. 
    In this episode of Dr.Ergo Speaks, Dr.Deepankar shares the disadvantages of sitting on executive chairs while working on computers.
     Key Takeaways
    Executive chairs do not offer enough flexibility. You may not be able to find the correct position for your body.They have poor back support. If you are smaller in size, your back may not touch the back of the chair, causing strain on your back musclesThey do not have adjustable armrests leading to shoulder and neck painThe armrest on an executive chair is often longer, preventing you from getting close enough to your keyboards leading to poor postureThey do not have adjustable lumbar support
    GET YOUR PERFECT ERGONOMIC CHAIR FROM MAKEMYCHAIRS.COM AT https://bit.ly/Buy_Office_Chairs_Online_Dr-ERGO

    Connect with your host and workplace wellness expert Dr. Deepanka at:
    Website https://www.drdeepankar.com/
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-deepankar-ergonomist-ab885b55/
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/_drergo/?hl=en

    Get your Ergo Kit at https://kit.co/drergo 
    Get the book for millennials at workplace: https://amzn.to/3iJzD3O

    • 5 min
    Raising Healthy Kids: Preventing Posture Problems, Obesity, Vision Issues, and More

    Raising Healthy Kids: Preventing Posture Problems, Obesity, Vision Issues, and More

    As parents, you do focus on your child’s health but there are certain areas where you should specifically pay attention so that your kids can avoid posture problems, obesity, vision problems and more. 
    In this episode of Dr.Ergo Speaks, Dr.Deepankar shares areas to focus on your child’s health.
    Key Takeaways
    Pay attention to your child’s posture when they sit in front of the laptop. Poor posture can lead to back pain, neck pain, fatigue and weak muscles. To avoid posture problems, ensure they take breaks between studying.Encourage them to go outdoors and indulge in swimming, cycling and other activities to avoid obesity issues. Cut down their screen time to avoid vision problems, eye issues and headaches.Ensure they are sleeping properly and for sufficient hours so that it does not affect their health and performance.
    Listen to the entire episode to understand the importance of your child’s health and how to avoid posture problems, eye sight issues and obesity through developing simple habits.

    GET YOUR PERFECT ERGONOMIC CHAIR FROM MAKEMYCHAIRS.COM AT https://bit.ly/Buy_Office_Chairs_Online_Dr-ERGO

    Connect with your host and workplace wellness expert Dr. Deepanka at:
    Website https://www.drdeepankar.com/
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-deepankar-ergonomist-ab885b55/
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/_drergo/?hl=en

    Get your Ergo Kit at https://kit.co/drergo 
    Get the book for millennials at workplace: https://amzn.to/3iJzD3O

    • 6 min
    Debunking Productivity Myths: Actual Facts Revealed

    Debunking Productivity Myths: Actual Facts Revealed

    A good posture, frequent breaks, and well-balanced work habits can help prolong your work efficiency while reducing physical discomfort. There are various mental health myths and facts associated with posture, breaks, and work habits. Breaking the stereotypes and exploring the truth can drive productivity systems and success in the workplace.
    In this episode of Dr. Ergo Speaks, Dr. Deepankar shares everything related to good posture, ergonomics, and workplace wellness. 
    Key takeaways
    The best posture is the one that supports the natural curve of your spine while reducing pressure on your back and neckIt is best to alternate between sitting and standing and use an adjustable desk while workingRegular stretching and exercise can improve your posture and reduce pain and prevent injuriesWorking smarter and longer is the key to managing productivityMultitasking can often decrease productivity and increase stress levelsTaking breaks can lead to more productivity by giving your brain a chance to rest 
    Listen to the entire episode to understand all the benefits of posture, breaks, and work habits.

    GET YOUR PERFECT ERGONOMIC CHAIR FROM MAKEMYCHAIRS.COM AT https://bit.ly/Buy_Office_Chairs_Online_Dr-ERGO

    Connect with your host and workplace wellness expert Dr. Deepanka at:
    Website https://www.drdeepankar.com/
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-deepankar-ergonomist-ab885b55/
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/_drergo/?hl=en

    Get your Ergo Kit at https://kit.co/drergo 
    Get the book for millennials at workplace: https://amzn.to/3iJzD3O

    • 8 min
    Expert Insights on Enhancing Environmental Management Systems - Rajgopal N

    Expert Insights on Enhancing Environmental Management Systems - Rajgopal N

    “Ergonomics is not a new discovery. It is already embedded in our psyche and physical attributes”- Rajgopal
    Tune into this insightful and knowledgeable episode with your host Dr.Deepankar and his guest Mr.Raj.
    Raj is a professional QHSE (Quality, Health, Safety and Environment) consultant. He shares some of his experiences of working with industries and companies and how every industry can incorporate environmental management in their work flows.
    Key Takeaways
    Any engineer should incorporate ergonomics in their initial environmental management plan as that not only costs less but even helps companies to have safer workflows for laborers.For understanding and adding ergonomics in the environmental management system, intent, empathy and passion is very important.Don’t underestimate the power of breaks between work. Get up from your position, change the posture and let the body self-correct itself.

    Listen to the entire episode to understand the importance of ergonomics and how you can incorporate it into your environmental management system. 

    About the Guest
    Raj is a Professional QHSE Consultant, Mentor and Trainer with 40+ years in HSE in multiple countries.
    He has worked Internationally in Industries like CONSTRUCTION, PIPELINES, OIL DRILLING & PROCESSING, SEWERAGE, ELEVATORS & PASSENGER MOVING EQUIPMENT, AIRPORT AERO BRIDGES, AIRPORT CATERING, etc.
    He has been providing HSE & Well-being Consultancy services to many Industries including CONSTRUCTION, PIPELINES, OIL DRILLING & PROCESSING, SEWERAGE, ELEVATORS, AIRPORT AERO BRIDGES, AIRPORT CATERING, etc.
    This includes on-site and remote support to many industries in Asia, Middle East and Africa.
    Raj has been providing career development advice and mentoring to upcoming HSE Professionals.
    Raj has been instrumental in developing and implementing company QHSE policies, HSE management systems, QHSE plans, training programs and general procedures utilizing the latest international ISO, Industry and Country legislations, Regulations and Standards including ISO 9001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 14001:2015 etc.


    GET YOUR PERFECT ERGONOMIC CHAIR FROM MAKEMYCHAIRS.COM AT https://bit.ly/Buy_Office_Chairs_Online_Dr-ERGO

    Connect with your host and workplace wellness expert Dr. Deepanka at:
    Website https://www.drdeepankar.com/
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-deepankar-ergonomist-ab885b55/
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/_drergo/?hl=en

    Get your Ergo Kit at https://kit.co/drergo 
    Get the book for millennials at workplace: https://amzn.to/3iJzD3O

    • 30 min
    Causes of Lifestyle Disorders: Neck and Back Pain

    Causes of Lifestyle Disorders: Neck and Back Pain

    Do you know the cause of your back pain? Also, does your neck hurt too?
    With the invention of smartphones and laptops, people are continuously working on it or using it for entertainment. It is one of the major back neck pain causes. 
    In this episode of Dr. Ergo Speaks, your host Dr. Deepankar shares what are the reasons behind neck and back pain and what you can do to avoid them.
    Key Takeaways
    Most people use smartphones for an average of 4 hours. It is one of the major neck and back pain causes.
    In the past people used to stand up often as they had to do most of the work themselves. These days they are dependent on house help for everything.
    People used to get physical injuries in the past while playing but now they get aches and pain only by sitting on the chair.
    It is essential to pay attention to this instead of neglecting or ignoring the cause of back pain.
    The solution lies in getting an ergonomic chair.
    Listen to the entire episode to understand the back neck pain causes and how to deal with them. 
    GET YOUR PERFECT ERGONOMIC CHAIR FROM MAKEMYCHAIRS.COM AT https://bit.ly/Buy_Office_Chairs_Online_Dr-ERGO

    Connect with your host and workplace wellness expert Dr. Deepanka at:
    Website https://www.drdeepankar.com/
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-deepankar-ergonomist-ab885b55/
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/_drergo/?hl=en

    Get your Ergo Kit at https://kit.co/drergo 
    Get the book for millennials at workplace: https://amzn.to/3iJzD3O

    • 5 min

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