Office Ergonomics: A Summary of Design Considerations

I am often asked how to properly set up an office space so that it is ergonomically better. Here is a list of things to consider when setting up your office space to make the office ergonomics better. Computer workstations: The monitor & keyboard positions, lighting and seating are especially important in preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders & eye discomfort. These aspects should be taken into consideration to prevent discomfort &/or injury. - Neutral posture at the keyboard & mouse-arms comfortably at the sides, elbows approximately at 90 degrees, forearms parallel to floor, knees slightly below hips & wrists straight - Chairs [...]

Practice These Stretches and Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Has anyone ever told you that your posture is not good? Sometimes people don't notice that they are beginning to hunch over because poor posture is not something that you notice at once. Perhaps you are feeling some stiffness in your neck or your back is aching and you just apply a liniment or take medicine for the pain without even actually thinking of what may be causing those pains. Posture is often the last thing that many people would consider the cause of body pain when, unfortunately, it can be the main reason. Being aware of it is just the [...]

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A Quick Guide to Good Posture

Good posture does not only help protect your body against common pains and injuries but also helps you gain confidence in life. Let’s do a quick activity. Create a mental image with these words: shoulders slouching or rolled forward, head jutting forward, back rounded. What can you picture? You’d probably say you see a person who is weak, tired, stressed, unhealthy, downtrodden, and even unattractive. Needless to say, there is nothing positive that you can think of when you picture someone with bad posture. If you have bad posture, don’t think that it’s just how it is and there’s nothing you [...]

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