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What is

Micro-pause & stretch break coaching tool?

Thousands of organizations worldwide trust Wellnomics Stretch Break software to reduce workplace injuries. Multiple scientific studies and over 60 pilots in North America, Europe and Australasia have shown Wellnomics software increases productivity and significantly reduces complaints amongst office workers.

Most office workers will experience RSI or musculoskeletal injury from sustained use of computers in the career. These injuries can do long term damage to office workers while costing organizations millions of dollars in lost productivity and workplace injury claims.

Most of these injuries can be avoided by installing Wellnomics stretch break software onto an organizations PCs. Wellnomics® Stretch-Break tool is proven to create sustainable behavior change among office workers, reducing complaints by up to 60% and increasing productivity by 10%.

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Reduction in fatigue and discomfort from computer use
Improved concentration, accuracy and productivity
Less time off work due to injury or ill-health
Reduction in injury claims
Reduced absenteeism due to injury or ill-health
Increased productivity (A TNO Research Institute study on 240 office workers found a 13%-21% increase in keystrokes and a 2% increase in typing accuracy from using Wellnomics Stetch Break)
Team level reporting on computer use and stretch-break compliance
Compliance with health and safety requirements for office workers
How does

Wellnomics Stretch-Break work?

Wellnomics unique software runs in the background on each office worker’s desktop monitoring their computer use and when and how often they take breaks. It then provides training, breaks and exercise reminders tailored to each worker’s needs to reduce their injury risk.


Micro Pauses

Wellnomics monitors computer use and when required it provides a reminder to the user to take a micro pause to prevent harm from over use.
Micropauses are xx seconds in duration and depending on the users typing speed and other characteristics a Micro pause of xxx seconds will be requested every xxx minutes.


Stretch Breaks

Wellnomics monitors computer use and when required it provides a reminder to the user to take a stretch break to allow muscles to relax and rejuvenate.
Stretch Breaks are xx minutes in duration and depending on the users typing speed and other characteristics a stretch break of xxx minutes will be requested after every xxx hours of unbroken computer use.


Live feedback on computer use

Because large organizations need their office workers to take responsibility for improving their own health-related behaviors, Wellnomics Stretch-Break provides live feedback to computer users on their work behavior.


Exercises and stretches to rejuvenate muscles

To help your users gain the greatest wellbeing benefits from their stretch breaks, Wellnomics provides helpful guidance on the best exercises and stretches to protect and rejuvenate muscles affected by office work.

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Multi lingual, multi platform ergonomics software. Wellnomics Stretch Break is available in 12 languages: English, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Indonesian, Chinese, French, and Arabic. The software is available for both Windows and Linux.