3. Backache & Neck Pain

Many computer users suffer serious back and neck problems.  This is probably due to a poor posture or an awkward position while sitting at a computer.

foot rest

Some of the things that people can do to help avoid back pain are:

  • Use a fully adjustable chair. The height of the chair and the seat position should be easy to change.
  • Use a foot rest so that the legs are kept at a more natural angle
  • Use a monitor which is adjustable. Position it so that the neck doesn't have to bend
  • Take regular breaks and walk about.
  • Sit with the back straight and the head up, don't slouch

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