Here’s some advice that’ll save you years of pain and a lot of money.
- Back should come up to middle or top of shoulder blade.
- Seat depth should not exceed 75% of the length of the thigh.
- Arm rests should adjust up and down.
- Seat bottom should adjust in the pitch.
- Seat back should have a locking and/or rocking tilt feature.
- Adjustable chair height.
- Key board tray with slide out tray for left or right mouse.
- Gel wrist rests.
- Stationary mouse w/ track ball.
- Screen directly in front, not at an angle, and at eye or below eye level.
- Feet flat on the ground, or on a foot rest.
- Document holder attachment for screen.
- Ergonomically designed key board.
- Annual eye exam.
Things To Avoid
- Tucking feet under chair.
- Keeping arms outstretched and unsupported.
Things To Consider
- Voice recognition software, if you read/write a lot.
- Sit/stand work station, fixed or wheeled.
- External key board and mouse for laptops.
- Headset or ear piece for phone.
- Nynamis stability disc to reduce trauma to lower back.