Sit Pretty: Avoid Pain With an Ergonomic Workstation

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Hi, I'm Dr. Mike Clark. Too many people suffer from pain in the workplace, sitting at a desk all day can take its toll on your body. If you use a computer, bad ergonomics can trigger or worsen back pain, neck pain, eye strain, carpal tunnel and more. But there are a few things you can do to ease the pain.

Work with your facility's person to create an optimal environment. Everyone is different ,so creating an ergonomic workstation requires individual attention and a customized setup. What would you look for? Make sure the height of your desk, chair, monitor and keyboard allows you to keep your shoulders relaxed, your lower back supported and your feet on the ground.

Also remember to stand up and take a break at least once a hour. Go for a walk to get your blood flowing and to add daily steps. For more ways to live healthy watch all our tips right here.