The United States Department of Labor defines ergonomics as “the science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of the working population.”
For those of you sitting at a desk for several hours every day, there are many suggestions from the Department of Labor that may help reduce injury related to posture or repetitive use. The first link reviews different body positions you can try to alleviate stress on the body. The second link is an extensive checklist you can use as a guide as to what areas of your workplace may need to be adapted.
If you’re not sure as to what position or workplace set-up might be best for you, contact us today for a consult with a physical therapist!