This is one example of an ergonomically correct workstation. Some people would be more comfortable with slight adjustments such as tilting the keyboard a bit or removing the armrests from the chair. But this picture shows many of the important pieces of a good workstation.
Sitting with the ears directly above the shoulders, which in turn are over the hips, helps prevent back strain. Placing a lumbar pillow or roll against the small of the back provides extra support.
Last Revised: May 31, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William S. Marras, PhD, CPE - Ergonomics
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