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Home Office Ergonomics

Good posture and positioning can avert injury, especially if you're over 50.

You've finally set up a home office and can't wait to put it to use. You've got the right chair, the right computer, the right printer, even the right coffee mug. But the "right" home office doesn't mean a thing if you use it in the wrong way. Enter ergonomics.

Put simply, ergonomics for the home office is all about ensuring that the desk you tucked away in the spare bedroom isn't causing undue strain on your body. Is your chair at the wrong height? Are your wrists positioned incorrectly? Is the monitor too far away? Remember, if you're over 50, you're naturally more susceptible to stress-related injuries. (Mouse over the image below for more details.)
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