FOR NECK, SHOULDER, UPPER BACK TENSION, TIGHTNESS:
- Make sure your head is not too forward while you type or view your monitor.
- Consider adjusting your monitor height so your head and trunk relationship is more vertical.
- Adjust the chair’s armrests so that your hands and arms are better supported while keyboarding.
- Your head is too far back during monitor viewing.
- Adjust the seat backrest so as to keep the head and trunk relationship more vertical.
HAND, WRIST AND LOWER ARM DISCOMFORT
- Adjust the keyboard position to allow a more straight position of the wrist.
- Apply lighter keystroke force.
LOWER BACK PAIN DISCOMFORT
- Allow a lumbar curvature in your seat.
- Adjust the chair’s backrest closer to your back.
- Increase the inward lumbar support if this is adjustable. Otherwise consider purchasing a lumbar pillow to place in the back of the chair.
- Make sure your feet are flat and supported. Adjust the height of the seat of your chair. This can relax tension on your lower back muscles.
BUTTOCK DISCOMFORT: PRESSURE POINTS
- Raise the chair height to increase and transfer pressure to the thighs.
- Lower the chair to move pressure back to the buttocks.
- Spread out the pressure points evenly between your buttocks and thighs.