In researching the health benefits of walking for the TrekDesk treadmill desk our research consultants never imagined the litany of diseases that a daily walk combats. The next finding astounded us as well: walking improves eye health.


Dr. Michael Passo of Oregon Health Sciences University initiated a walking program for 40 sedentary patients and found at the end of the study that their intra-ocular pressure was lowered, decreasing their risk of contracting glaucoma.