Chiropractor Tips for the Best
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Because of the COVID-19 outbreak,
countless people have been forced to set
up workspaces at home without the right
set of equipment.
With long hours spent in front of screens –
whether it’s on couches, beds, or at-home
desks – chiropractors can’t help but notice
how some common work-from-home
behaviors, like hunching over a coffee table
or sitting awkwardly for long hours, have
become widespread, resulting in poor
postures and back pain.
Some never even realize that a bad setup can
negatively impact their posture and
musculoskeletal health. If you’re suffering from
neck, back, or head pain while working, it may be
due to poor ergonomics at home.
What Is Ergonomics?
Ergonomics is the process of arranging and
designing products, workplaces, and systems
in a way that fits your workstyle. Usually,
ergonomics is associated with proper seating
or car control designs; however, it also applies
to the design of everything that involves
people, including their workspace.
Ergonomics aims to improve one’s workspace
and environment to lessen the risk of injuries or
harm. In the workplace, ergonomics incorporates
human abilities and limitations — which includes
one’s size, strength, speed, skill, attitudes, and
sensory abilities — into the workspace design.
Without the proper work-from-home ergonomics,
improper posture leads to potential harm and
puts injuries under a lot of stress and strain in
your new work environment.
How You Can Have an Ergonomically-Correct
Remote work can put the neck, back, and
shoulders under a lot of stress. Given that desk-
type work setups are expected to persist even
post-pandemic, it is important to practice self-
care and minimize the pain points around our
As experts in joints, muscles, and spines, our
dedicated team of affiliated chiropractors has
provided some helpful tips for a more efficient,
healthful, and posture-friendly work-from-home