Spending the day in front of a computer can pose risks to our health. incorrect posture in the work chair, over time, Causes or problems of the musculoskeletal system: aches and pains in the neck, arms, back and head.
Assuming incorrect postures causes our muscles, large and small, to contract. If we already have some problems, like bumps and herniated discs, everything inevitably gets worse. In order not to strain the muscles of the neck and back, you should come Respect the natural position of the back.
This position respects the physiological curvature of the back, with cervical lordosis (anterior kyphosis) and kyphosis (posterior kyphosis) at the level of the chest and sacrum. When our neck is bent for hours, such as when using a computer for a long time, or when the whole back is hanging from the front, our muscles contract.
Have you ever tried to keep your arm raised, with a light weight in your hand like a bottle, some time left completely will definitely hurt your muscles after a short time. The same thing happens to your poor back, neck, and shoulders when we’re sitting poorly. Even if you are young over time, especially if you are not physically active, things will get worse quickly.
The perfect condition for your health
The ideal posture should be in order not to contract muscles and not have consequences for one’s health Respect certain standards and distances Studied by experts in human physiology.
Computer and accessories that must be at hand (keyboard, mouse…) It should be placed on the desk.
space of not less than 10 cm in front of the keyboard, so you can rest your hands or wrists. When using the mouse, keep your hand and wrist aligned and make sure your forearm is well supported.
For desktop, it is recommended to have Light background with dark letters and the most appropriate size. If at home we do not have the possibility to have an ideal location, we at least use the office with an external monitor and mouse. Remember that Put your arm on the desk or armrestIt is necessary to feel the relaxation of the shoulder while working.
In order for the desk to fit into the correct position, it must have one work surface, at least from 120 cm x 80 cm, in the order. It is recommended that you have one tidy office, without a lot of stuff on top, so as not to reduce the workspace. Too low a work surface forces us to bend our backs.
Use a comfortable chair Which has the following characteristics:
- Adjustable seat.
- Adjustable backrest with lumbar support.
- 5 feet on wheels.
Adjust the height of the seat so that your feet can rest fully on the floor. On the other hand, their knees may be positioned at a higher level. This situation should be corrected by raising the seat height. In some cases, it should also increase desk height Where the legs must always be under the work surface with a space of not less than 18 cm between the legs and the desk. The backrest must be Slightly reclined (5-10 degrees) And adjusting it in height, allowing the lumbar region to rest on the lumbar support. Thus, muscle overload will be avoided.
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