How to sit correctly in front of the computer

How to sit at the computer, so as not to hurt back

Why does my back hurt at the computer?


The fact is that the situation when the spine is at an angle of 90 degrees to the legs is unnatural for a person. To maintain the back in the right position, the muscles have to strain very much, and the ligaments - to stretch. If the muscles are weak, the spine is curved, which causes unpleasant painful sensations. Muscle soreness from an overstrain of the back is also possible.


How to sit at the computer?


In order not to hurt your back when working at a computer, you need to choose the most comfortable position of the body, distributing the load on the pelvis and arms. To do this, place the legs under the table, stretching them. So you will ensure adequate blood circulation. Press your back to the back of the chair. Convenience will be achieved if the back is special, anatomical with a protuberance at the waist. Place your elbows on the table.If they hang down, the shoulders will strain, the spine will hurt.


Exercises for back pain


To relax your back when working at the computer, lean back. Try to keep the angle between the legs and the spine at least 135 degrees. So you will achieve complete relaxation of the back muscles.


Take breaks at work every 15-20 minutes. Change your body position, bend and unbend your arms and legs.


If you can, lie on your side with a pillow under your head and between your legs. So you take the load off the back muscles and relax.



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