Time to add some of these to your routine.
On March 16, Nancy Black left her office for what she thought would be her last time. On March 19, however, she was back and ready to take over (permission) from some of her office work. Dr. Black is a professor of technology at the Université de Moncton in Canada, specializing in ergonomics. Within three days it became clear that her home office did not meet her standards. Then she returned and found her desktop computer, a large monitor and a desk or sofa, which allows her to switch between sitting and standing. She now works in a house with no pain, which most of us can say when we are distracted by tiny computers, sitting on our sweaty chairs in hard kitchen chairs.
Two studies show the money we make in our body as we work in the office. These studies, one from India and one from Greece, show that 75 per cent and 60 per cent, respectively, of office or office staff reported job-related discomforts. All staff working in these studies had office desktops and full computers. So, they started with a better place than most of us working in your bed.
Joy Baganz, head of exercise management at Northwwest Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, says it is already confining the flow of patients to the neck and back as more staff are reporting the duties on their sofas. The problem with having your bed or bedding is simple: it can be difficult, says Ms. Baganz.
Density is the neurological function of the workers. "Every time you stay in one place for a long time, there are problems," Dr. Black warned. When you sit – or even stand up – gravity drains the disk in your back. Over time, these compressed disks can cause back pain and nerve issues.
As the weight of the spine breaks down in your spine, the fluid is removed from the disk, says Dr. Black. Only about 20 to 30 seconds as you move, however, the fluid returns to the disk. This will delay everything as they have. Ideally, she said, motion-sensitive microbreaks every 40 minutes are ideal. This activity, though, can be as easy as getting up and stretching or walking into the kitchen for a glass of water.
One important thing to remember about ergonomics is that work-related musculoskeletal injuries are progressive. It may not be the tunbarka carpal during quarantine, but 10 years from now, you'll be glad you took a little time each day to do some parts of the body to recover.
As with your back, don’t stress too much. It's great to think about sitting on your back with your shoulders straight. Start there, but don't be surprised when you find yourself in the backdrop of seafood.
It is the nature of the beast. People’s attitude is always happening, ”Ms. Baganz. You can try setting a reminder to check your position, but Dr. Black quickly realized that the programs and reminders upset her. Fortunately, she has another way of working at these unusual times: children. "One thing I find the real benefit of working from home is that there are a lot of obstacles around me," she said.
Try to do this series of exercises three times a day to prevent pain in your hands, back, neck and arms (or at least as much as you can).
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Think of these as preventive maintenance, suggested Ms. Baganz. Although she often uses her physical therapy clinic, the goal for you is now to enforce and avoid the clinic as a whole.
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