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When you are sitting in front of computer, you must try to maintain proper posture. Which is a proper pelvic, arms and neck position?
If you do not have access to a chair with a good back support, place a small pillow in the small of the back to correct the curve.
The arms should hang at your sides. If your computer keyboard is too high or too far away, the arms have to be kept raised or extended, resulting in tense shoulder and upper back muscles and back pain.
Make sure your computer monitor is not too high of low. You should not have to tilt your head up or lean forward to see the screen.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|