Is Working at Home a Pain in your Neck?

Many individuals are developing musculoskeletal pain due to the poor ergonomics of their make-shift home office. 

Slouching, keeping your head bent forward when texting, tilting to hold your phone to your ear and just sitting at the computer all day will leas to postural imbalances that eventually lead to pain.  Here are some suggestions: 

** avoid having your head forward.  For every inch your head is forward from your torso you increase the weight and pressure in your upper back and neck by 10 POUNDS.

Author
Dr. Camille D'Amato Owner and clinic director of Quality Chiropractic for over 20 years. Dr. D'Amato is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician and is also Certified in Pediatrics and Pregnancy. She enjoys all forms of physical activity from Orange Theory and Solid Core to Hot Yoga and regular gym routines. She has two high school boys that keep her very busy. She also enjoys long walks with her 4 legged friend, Baxter. As a follower, she is here to serve and fulfill His will through the healing gift she has been given.

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