How to Ease Your Back Pain
But it doesn’t have to be this way. In fact, according to this excellent infographic from a leading spinal surgeon, there are plenty of easy and effective adjustments you can make to your workspace and to your behavior to ease your pain in the present and prevent even worse injuries in the future.
For example, it’s important that you concentrate on keeping your neck in a neutral position with your eyes set straight forward. Your wrists should float over your keyboard, your shoulders should remain relaxed at all times, your feet should lay flat on the floor without straining your knees and you should be able to sit up straight. Using a headset, a document holder, an ergonomic chair with lumbar support a footstool and an adjustable ergonomic keyboard are all excellent resources for achieving ideal positions.
These adjustments may sound small, but they’ll make a big impact in preventing MSDs, RSIs and chronic back pain in the future. We highly recommend checking out the infographic for a more in-depth look at this important issue.