Work on the computer is less severe than on the construction site at first glance. However, long periods of sitting and lasting staring at the screen for back and eyes mean hard work.
Mobile devices can now almost everything that can also have a great PC and so for many to the Office to become on the road – with negative consequences for the health. “Many people are using their smartphones deep down – and this leads to a distension of the neck muscles,” says Wolfgang Panter, President of the Association of German occupational physicians and company doctors, and speaks of the “phone neck”.
Keep the device in various positions
Avoid the complaints for example can be when moving reading E-Mails and catching later on the PC. Which is better suited for longer activities, explains physician Panter. It must be on the phone, the user should keep the device in various positions, and also time up in front of your face, the neck remains as upright.
But also the working or playing on the fixed computer can lead to complaints, if for example, monitor and desk, not on the size of the user are matched. (AP)
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