Working at a computer station all day can take a toll on the body. Repetitive activities and lack of mobility contribute to aches, pains, and eventual injuries. The position of your computer monitor is important.
- The monitor should be directly in front of you.
- The top of the monitor should be at your eye level and at a distance where you can see clearly without squinting or leaning forward.
- If you need glasses for reading, you may need to have a special pair for use at your computer to avoid tipping your head backward to see through bifocals or other types of reading glasses.
Tip: When your eyes feel strained, rub your hands together briskly then place your palms over your closed eyes. This procedure which we call Palming bathes the eyes in warm darkness can reduce eye strain while you’re working.