Written by our Human Movement Specialists

Ergonomics. It can be tricky to get just right as there isn't a one fits all solution. However, it is worthwhile to make small adjustments to avoid injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome and back strain.

Figuring out the right height of your chair, worksurface, monitor and keyboard position can help prevent muscle soreness and fatigue. Here are some general guidelines to help you set up your workspace whether at home or in the office:

Chair and desk height

Ideally, either our desk or chair can both be vertically moved to give yourself more options to sit or stand while working. You don’t need both but at least one should be adjustable in order to keep your elbows at a 90 degree bend when your hands are on the keyboard. This will allow you to maintain good posture while being in an opportune position to type and