If you work in front of a computer for a few hours once in a while you may not be at risk.
But if you spend about 4 hours or more everyday working at a computer or device then it is wise to keep a check on these health issues. The same applies for those working on equipment / machinery which requires them to do the same movements or actions on a regular basis.
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Musculoskeletal problems (sometimes referred to as MSK)
You are looking for ways to not strain your body whilst sitting
Headache and Vision Problems
Trouble caused by overuse can sneak up on you so, where you can, make small changes to your work station. It’s all about economy of movement here.
Small repetitive movements, such as typing, performed for hours on end at an awkward angle can cause stretching of fingers or pressure on the wrists which can turn really painful.
Repetitive Strain Injury
Pain in the neck, shoulder, or anywhere from the shoulder to fingers may indicate repetitive stress injury.
Look out for these early warning signs
No one wants to feel stressed but feeling under the weather and in some degree of back, neck or other discomfort can add to our stress levels.
We continue to show up for work and in all likelihood just can’t give our best that day.
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