If you are working in an office and doing work at computer, you can avoid injury by sitting in a right position. Because bad posture can lead to many problems i.e. back pain, Bow shoulders, unwell posture and cervical too. Below are the tips for correct sitting posture;
Support your back
Avoid back pain by adjusting your chair so that your lower back is properly supported. A correctly adjusted chair will reduce strain on your back. Get one that is easily adjustable, so that you can change the height, Back position and tilt. Your knees should be slightly lower than your hips. Use a footrest, if necessary.
Adjust your chair
Adjust your chair in a way that your foot touch the ground, your legs should be parallel, arms too should be parallel to the ground. Set it in a way that you can use the keyboard with wrists and forearms straight and level with the floor. This will help to reduce repetitive strain injuries and also reduces your back pain and gives you a correct posture.
Using the keyboard
Place your keyboard in front of you while typing. Leave a gap of at least 4-6 inches at the front of your desk. Your wrists should be straight while using a keyboard. Keep your elbows vertical under your shoulder and right by your side.
Keep your screen at eye level
From your sitting position, move the screen directly in front of you. Extend your arm and adjust the monitor until it’s about an arm’s length away. Adjust your monitor in a way that it contacts your eye level. Next adjust how high the monitor is. The top of your computer’s screen should be no more than 2 inches above your eye level.
Take regular breaks
Sitting for long hours can reduce blood flow and cause muscle fatigue. To prevent these issues, take frequent breaks, stand up from the desk and move. When you take a break stand away from the desk and move. Get your blood flowing by doing some calf raises and shoulder shrugs. It will reduce back pain surely and helps to maintain healthy posture.
Use the right mouse
Your computer mouse should be on the same surface as your keyboard, and it should be within easy reach. Stretching to reach any item could cause muscle strain and fatigue. While you’re using your mouse, your wrist should be straight. It reduces muscle strain and fits the correct shape to your hand.
So, above all, are the tips for correct sitting posture, we hope you like it, Don’t forget to share it with your friends and family.