How to avoid ergonomic problems in the home office

At home, there is even less really ergonomic furniture than in offides. ”Laptop on the kitchen table” ergonomics will almost certainly cause musculoskeletal problems.

For remote working, the employee, or preferably the company, should really invest in ergonomic furniture such as high-quality swinging two-part saddle chair and a quickly adjustable desk with a recess and comfortable elbow pads that relax shoulders and reduce the pressure on the spine.

A good home workstation includes a large height-adjustable monitor and a separate keyboard. If you have to to cope with only a laptop, it is placed on an upright stand an close to eye level.

People work in poor posture, i.e. with rounded back when they have a regular chair and table. This will certainly result in more fatigue right away, and probably also musculoskeletal problems in the long run.

Poor posture, into which an ordinary chair almost definitely places us, increases the tension in the shoulder and neck muscles, which also reduces the blood flow (also oxygen and nutrients) into the brain and eyes.

It also reduces the amount of breathing air and slows down the circulation of the circulation in the pelvic area and lower extremities, and also the flow of the intestine that has many health effects. Poor ergonomics will certainly be costly.

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