Monitor Arm Ergonomics
If you sit and stand at an adjustable-height desk, you should have a monitor arm. A monitor that’s too high or too low is setting the user up for neck and shoulder pain.
You should also consider that our spines stretch when we stand, meaning our monitor height should be an inch or two higher (relative to the desk height) when you stand. There’s no doubt about it: External displays connected to ergonomic monitor arms are essential for all standing desk users.
Check out these articles by our staff experts on the ergonomics of monitor arms to make sure you understand what an ergonomic keyboard tray can, and should, do for you.
The Stand Steady Clamp-On Ergonomic Monitor Arm is $89.99, can mount up to four monitors, features cord management hooks and has an easy assembly.
A review of the Fully Jarvis Single monitor arm is coming soon! It can support 2.2 lbs to 19.8 lbs, swivel 360 degrees and comes with a 10-year warranty.
A review of the Amazon Basics Premium single monitor arm is coming soon! It supports 5 lbs to 25 lbs and changes from landscape to portrait mode.
Ergodynamics takes into account that everything about standing or walking while typing is different than when users were seated at a desk.
What’s the Difference between Gas Piston and Metal Spring Counterbalance Mechanisms in Monitor Arms?
The most significant internal difference between different models is whether they are built using air cylinders or compression springs.