We are glued to our mobile and computer devices an average of 6.5 hours each day, but how often do you think about how to make these experiences more ergonomic? Comfort is key to reducing injury during usage over time.
When I started using my laptop, I navigated my screen with the trackpad 24/7 until a tingling feeling in my right hand would not leave me alone. A doctor diagnosed me with neck muscle cramps with pain radiating to my hands. The result: physical therapy for 6 weeks to work on my ergonomic posture and neck muscles. Ever since then, I refuse to work on my trackpad.
What is the best way to work on your computer? And what are some easy and overlooked tips to improve how you work with your computer?