Working from home can be a pain in the back
For Americans working from home, trading in an ergonomic office desk chair for a comfy couch can be literally painful.
It's something many of us never saw coming in our new work from home reality. My back hurts because my chair is not comfortable. My legs hurt because I'm just not doing anything so physically. I just feel that my body is wasting away now. Experiences some serious lower back problems These days. Nagging aches and pains, sore necks and stiff wrists are popping up all over. Who knew working from home could hurt so much? They haven't adjusted their workstations. They haven't adjusted their lives around working from home. That means making your home office more like your real one, putting your monitor at eye level, using a wireless mouse and keyboard, finding the right chair and desk, even taking breaks and stretching to make sure nothing gets hurt. Moving your neck from side to side or gun, bringing your arms across your body best you can reach behind here ableto reach and stretch that way. And if something doesn't feel right, Dr Nancy Lane says, don't ignore it. Um, appointments that air nonsteroidal drugs that can help take the pain and inflammation away and work pretty quickly. Of course, prevention is better than treatment. Dominic Misery Andino learned that in his 25 years of working from home every time he has phone calls scheduled, he puts on his headphones and goes for a walk By going for that walk your moving your body, you're getting away from sitting at the desk, getting those aches and pains a lesson for the rest of us. Still getting used to working from home Crisp alone, NBC News.