Dental Clinical Companion

074 Dr. Aniko Ball: Part 1: Ergonomics & Wellness in Dentistry

074 Dr. Aniko Ball: Part 1: Ergonomics & Wellness in Dentistry

In this informative and detailed podcast, Dr. Aniko Ball discusses overcoming and preventing occupational chronic pain & stress in the dental clinic. Common dentist habits leading to occupational chronic pain and the scope of the problem as well as resources for addressing these issues are discussed in part 1. Dr Anikó BallB.D.Sc.(Melb), Dip. Clin. Hypnosis Adv. Dip. Alexander StudiesFounder Optimum Dental PosturePracticing in Melbourne, Australia for over thirty years, Anikó suffered frequently from neck, back and shoulder pain. Doctors and physical therapists offered short-term symptom relief without identifying her condition as work related. Anikó recovered when she learned to recognize and change harmful work postures by applying biomechanical design principles. She founded Optimum Dental Posture to save her colleagues from suffering occupational chronic pain.Anikó has been a presenter at Australian Dental Association Congresses, CPD courses and group meetings.Trained in mind-body calming techniques and Inner Ergonomics, Anikó trains dentists and their teams around Australia and NZ how to reduce occupational chronic pain and stress. Her vision is the integration of ‘Inner Ergonomics & Wellness’ training in dental schools.The Dental Clinical Companion Podcast (DCCP) is provided for general informational purposes only. The DCCP, MounceEndo, LLC, and Dr. Richard Mounce personally have no liability for any clinical, management, or financial decisions or actions taken or made by you based on the information provided in this program. The DCCP is not intended to offer dental, medical, legal, management, investment, surgical, tax, clinical, or any other professional advice. Reliance on the information in the DCCP is done entirely at the listeners own risk.  No guarantees, representations, or warrantees are made with regard to the completeness, accuracy, and/or quality of the DCCP.  The DCCP takes no responsibility for, does not endorse, and does not imply a relationship/affiliation to any websites, products, services, devices, individuals, organizations which are hyperlinked to any DCCP component or mentioned in the DCCP. Third party materials, hyperlinks, and/or DCCP content does not reflect the opinions, standards, and policies of MounceEndo, LLC (owner of the DCCP, Dr. Richard Mounce, the guest, or show sponsors). The DCCP makes no warranty that the Podcast and its server are free of computer viruses or other destructive or contaminating code elements. The Dental Clinical Companion Podcast expressly disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for any direct, indirect, incidental, special consequential or other damages arising out of any individuals use of, reference to, reliance on, or inability to use, this podcast or the information presented in this podcast.    Support the show (

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