How to Maintain a Good Posture While at Work and Create a Habit of It

When someone tells you that you have a bad posture, it’s usually very easy to change it – at least in the moment. But as soon as you forget about it, your back is likely to curl forward or sideways again, and you won’t notice it until you start feeling actual, physical pain.

So, how do you maintain a good posture at work without having to constantly remind yourself about it. According to well known alternative chiropractic Denver care therapists, the key is to create triggers that gently push you back into a better posture.

alternative chiropractic Denver care specialists give working tips to minimize work station back painFor example, let’s say you tend to lean to your left when you type at the computer. Placing the keyboard closer to your right hand will prevent that from happening since it will be a stretch for you to reach the keyboard from your usual position.

Similar actions can be taken for every bad posture you have. If you want your back to be straight, simply bring your chair closer to the computer screen. That way, it will be uncomfortable to lean in too close, and since your eyes are used to being at a certain distance from the screen, your back will straighten itself out to compensate.

Also, in the car you can adjust your mirrors while sitting with correct posture. That way, when you slouch in the car, you will be triggered to sit up straight when you look in the rear view mirror.

Be creative. There are many more methods you can use to correct any of your problems, and the sooner you do that, the easier and healthier your life will be later on.

We do offer free ergonomic workstation checks for companies. You can register for one of these here:

https://downtownshealthcare.com/corporate-wellness/ergonomic-workstation-evaluations-denver/