You’ve finally done it: after years of back-breaking, hunched-over desk work, you’ve made the switch to an adjustable-height treadmill desk and are ready to start walking your way to better health. But before you step on that treadmill, you ask yourself: how high should my desk be?
A common answer for this has been to raise your desk so that your arms are bent at a 90-degree angle when you type. This is a partial solution: a 90-degree angle keeps your wrists straight when you type (assuming your keyboard is level with your desk top) and helps prevent the wrist strain and injuries that come from improper wrist posture. However, maintaining this right angle for long [...]
Much of the work in today’s offices is conducted on a computer. Indeed, a majority of our working lives, as well as a good deal of our personal lives, is spent staring at a screen. But, if improperly positioned, monitors can spell trouble for office workers by subjecting them to agonizing neck and shoulder pain.
Thankfully, these posture-related pains are easy to fix, and it begins with the right equipment. An adjustable monitor arm should be a staple in any ergonomic workstation. The Ergotron LX Monitor arm offers a wide range of adjustability in both height, depth, and angle, to really customize your monitor setup. It is a very bad idea to use a laptop without an [...]