FACT: Sitting in front of a computer for extended periods is the cause of 60% of physical ailments in the workplace. Improper posture can cause many problems such as: headaches, burning eyes, back pain, stiff neck, nausea, fatigue, carpel tunnel syndrome etc.

Here are some tips on how to prevent potential problems with the help of a MY Chair Design:



1. Occasionally close your eyes for 30 seconds and look away at something far to relieve tension in the muscles around your eyes.

2. Keep your head and neck in alignment with your spine.

3. Have your wrist rest on a soft cushion when using your keyboard or mouse.

4. Lean your lower arms on the arm-rests of your chair to create a 90 degree angle to your elbows and upper arms.

5. Sit deeply in your chair, allowing your back to be as close as possible to the backrest.

6. Ensure that your chair is at the right height and that your elbows are at the same height (or a little higher) than your work surface.

7. Keep your shins perpendicular with the floor (90 degree angle).

8. Sit as close to your desk or work surface as possible.

9. Avoid crossing your legs which can cause unnecessary pressure on the nerves and muscles in your feet.

10. It is vital to rest your feet on an elevated footrest.

11. Avoid holding the phone between your shoulder and your ear.

12. Get up and walk, stretch or stand, when possible, to avoid sitting for extended periods.

13. Look for "My Chair" products at your local retailer.

 


     
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