ARE POOR ERGONOMICS CAUSING YOUR NECK OR BACK PAIN?

Bad Ergonomics=a Pain in the Neck I see you using your kitchen tables, curled up on your couch, and even reclined in bed working all day long… these are terrible places for ergonomics! Proper Ergonomic Adjustments=Less Pain Height-adjustable monitors and keyboard stands will allow you to improve your posture as you work. Your eyes should…

 

Bad Ergonomics=a Pain in the Neck

I see you using your kitchen tables, curled up on your couch, and even reclined in bed working all day long… these are terrible places for ergonomics!

 

Proper Ergonomic Adjustments=Less Pain

Height-adjustable monitors and keyboard stands will allow you to improve your posture as you work. Your eyes should be horizontal. Yor neck should be vertical. Your arms relaxed at your sides. We could all use a negative tilt on our keyboards. Ah, that feels so much better!

 

We Often See Ergonomics Related Pain at Golden Chiropractic

Patients present with complaints of upper back pain, NECK PAIN and low back pain. Sometimes they present with SCIATICA. Many times it’s the result of poor ergonomics.

 

An ergonomic diagnosis involves chronic pain that seems not to get better over time. This is due to the chronic posture used while working. Your body never gets the time to recover properly. Many people feel better on the weekends because the strain stops as soon as they leave work. If this sounds like you, discuss an ergonomic evaluation with your chiropractor.

 

An ergonomic evaluation by a chiropractor or HR department can correct your poor ergonomic workstation. 

 

How to Optimize Your Workstation

Many people already have the tools necessary to optimize their work spaces. They just don’t have the correct information to ensure their workspaces are properly optimized.

 

This video from CNET has some great tips.

 

Chiropractic Treatments for Ergonomic

Related Pain

Correcting ergonomics plus aligning the spine allows stressed muscles and tired joints to rest and repair.

 

Chiropractic care involves adjustments, exercises, and physiotherapy paired with corrections to your workstation.

 

Products may also be recommended based on the individual needs of each patient.

 

More Resources for Setting up an Ergonomic Workspace

 

CAL/OSHA EASY ERGONOMICS FOR DESKTOP COMPUTER USERS

 

HOW TO ERGONOMICALLY OPTIMIZE YOUR WORKSPACE

 

Other Articles We’ve Published

 

SCIATICA IS A PAIN IN THE BUTT

TEXT NECK IS A PAIN IN THE NECK

TUCK YOUR CHIN TO UN-TECH YOUR NECK

IT’S NOT A PINCHED NERVE

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