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Back Pain and Ergonomics

Read more about Ergonomics.

Overview

Ergonomics involves the properly setting up of an individual's office space, so that there is not excessive strain on any part of the person's body. Seat height, computer screen placement, keyboard configuration and back support are just a few among many considerations taken into account with ergonomics.

Effect of Ergonomics on Back Pain

Having poor alignment in the work place can exacerbate, and in many cases cause back pain. If you spend a lot of time sitting at your work station, it is imperative that you have proper ergonomics to mitigate this, and other, painful problems (like carpal tunnel syndrome.)

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