Part 4: Changes Made in the Environment/Workplace to Prevent or Minimize Symptoms?

Being aware of the problematic situation, the environment or our own selves can be altered to prevent neck strain. Here are a few suggestions.

– If sitting for long hours for work or leisure, ensure that a comfortable adjustable chair is used.
– Avoid having a dirty computer screen or anything that would make viewing the monitor difficult.
– Change the level of the monitor, to ensure that the top of the screen meets the level of the eyes.

This ergo-tip is a part of an ergo-tip series about musculoskeletal injuries. Please visit the table of contents at for other available posts. There will be one post released every Tuesday.