Avoid pain from ‘computer posture’ – Montgomery Newspapers

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Sitting at a desk all day may be part of your job. This may cause some neck pain, you may think there is nothing you can do about it. There is something though, making sure your posture is good can limit neck pain you may have. Read on for more tips.

Key Takeaways:

  • Sit with good lumbar support, since the low back is the foundation of your neck.
  • Sit with the computer screen at eye level, sit with the knees and elbows at 90 degrees, and consider an upright desk to change positions of work.
  • Stand up at least once an hour and take a walk.

“We will pull out posters and spinal models to show you first-hand how the weight of the head when in a forward position applies significant stresses to the vertebrae and soft tissue surrounding the joints.”

http://www.montgomerynews.com/news/regional/avoid-pain-from-computer-posture/article_71d3aaff-dc10-57e5-b472-6baf75059c02.html

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