How To Sit Properly At Work

March 2nd, 2013 Posted in Prevention

  If your job demands sitting for long hours, then it is important to learn how to sit properly at work. The height of the chair is important, but we tend to ignore it by not resting our back adequately at regular intervals.   Instead, we slouch forward, which can be one of the major causes of lower back issues. Not using the backrest properly puts pressure on the spine, especially at the point just above the hips. It is necessary to do what you can to maintain an ergonomic position while sitting, at rest, or while carrying out tasks including computer work. Adjustments of every aspect of your workstation are necessary to prevent neck stiffness and lower back pain.   Getting off your chair after every 15 minutes reduces   Read more…