In a typical working week, people spend on average 5 hours and 41 minutes per day sitting at their desk*. Having poor ergonomics at the desk can lead to pain in the neck, shoulder or back
Therefor having the correct workstation setup is critical.
You should be able to give simple advice on the correct desk setup.
The STUDY GUIDE I'm currently putting the finishing touches to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome has led me briefly into the world of ergonomics.
As a therapist who sees clients with neck, shoulder or back pain you should be able to give simple advice on the correct desk setup for ergonomics. (When it comes to advanced setups it is always good to refer to the experts.)
This short 3-minute video will guide you through a standard desk setup
Wall Street Journal
Our desks weren't made for us. They were made for everyone. So ergonomics expert Jon Cinkay from the Hospital for Special Surgery is here to show you how to make your desk and office chair adapt to you and not the other way around. Photo: Adam Falk/The Wall Street Journal
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