A good working posture is one that requires the least amount of static muscle work with least muscular effort. The more varied the posture the better. The correct sitting position is the critical first step in minimising the risk of back pain.
The spine is one of the most delicate parts of the human body. As demonstrated in (fig. 3), an incorrect sitting position such as slouching may result in an unhealthy curve of the spine and puts increased pressure on the soft tissues (muscles, discs and so on).
The first two illustrations (figs. 1 and 2) show the use of an upright sitting position, used in combination with a correctly positioned computer screen and keyboard. The lumbar curve is maintained in this way, which helps to reduce the pressure on the structures of the back.
Adjust The Chair For Maximum Health
A good office chair should be capable of being adjusted in many ways to support and allow movement to reduce the onset of discomfort. Here are the key points to remember when adjusting the chair to ensure a good working posture is achieved:
With restrictions being relaxed and PPE and procedures in place, we are scheduled to re-open for business on Thursday 2nd July.
Initially, priority is being given to emergency appointments, with then a gradual return to seeing patients for continuation of treatment and routine care.
If you are in need of an appointment then as an existing patient you can now book online by clicking the link below:
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