Posts Tagged ‘ergonomics’

Ergonomics 101: for Writers

As a physical therapist, I often treat patients who are suffering from neck and back pain or have developed repetitive stress injuries after spending extended times working at a desk. If a few basic ergonomic principles are followed, you can avoid this fate.

Useful link: Ergociser — stretches for writers

One of the most common pieces of advice for new writers is “Keep your seat in the chair.” The downside is that it becomes all too easy to sit at the desk for hours without moving. This can lead to stiffness and circulation issues even with an ergonomically correct desk and chair. is a program which pops up a reminder to stretch at pre-set intervals.