Sitting posture tips with Physiotherapist Steven McGee

with Steven McGee

Getting out of a sitting position regularly is important to maintain a healthy spine and limit the stress poor posture can exert on the spine. Stand up every 30-60 minutes to help reset your sitting posture.

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The importance of proper computer sitting posture for your back and health cannot be overstated. You may achieve proper computer posture by following a few easy suggestions.

  • Maintain a flat foot on the floor or on a footrest
  • Cross your legs, knees, and ankles as little as possible.
  • Maintain a slight distance between your knees and the chair’s seat.
  • Your knees should be at or slightly below the level of your hips.
  • The position of your ankles should be in front of your knees.
  • Allow your shoulders to relax.
  • Avoid slouching and resting your elbows on your desk.
  • The forearms and knees should be parallel to the ground.
  • Your elbows should be at your sides at all times.
  • Keep your back straight and don’t sag to one side.
  • Expect to avoid neck pain in the future.

For More suggestions and tips you can download our Posture Break Program PDF.