An Introduction to Office Ergonomics

With the rise in popularity and availability of mobile devices, an increase in postural strain is being placed on our bodies. Poor posture while using tablets, cell phones and other media place the upper body in a position of increased neck flexion with rounded shoulder posturing. This can lead to a variety of musculoskeletal issues and postural deviations. Given the length of time already spent in these postures on a daily basis, working in these postures places office workers at an even higher risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders.

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