Ergonomic Tips for Computer Users
Excercises for the office:
One of the biggest injury risk factors is static posture.
lTry to spend at least 5 minutes every hour away from your computer.
Remember to ONLY stretch to the point of mild tension.
Try to incorporate the stretches into your daily routine.
This slide provides some illustrations of simple active stretches to perform at the office.
Move head sideways from left to right and back to left
Move head backwards and then forward
Stretching Exercises …
Sitting at a computer for long periods often cause neck and shoulder stiffness and occasionally lower back pain. Do these stretches every hour or so throughout the day or whenever you feel still. Also be sure to get up and walk around the office whenever you think of it. You’ll feel better.