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Trivia Are Standing Desks Good For Your Back?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle & Healthy Living' started by capslocked, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. We’ve been hearing about standing desks lately. However, if you don’t stand correctly, they might not work well for you. We usually tend to resort to standing desks since we think sitting leads to back pain, but the main reason behind this is the right sitting Please or Register to view links.

    Standing desks are good, but it is extremely important to maintain the right posture. You must practice to stand in a way that your weight is transferred through your bones, so your muscles don’t have to work too hard in maintaining your posture.

    Have a look at a few guidelines to maintain the right posture while using a standing Please or Register to view links.

    How to maintain the right posture for a standing desk?
    Above the pelvis:

    When you look at your posture from the side, the center of your shoulder girdle should line up with the center of the pelvis. If you’re thighs are leaning forward, it may mean that the upper trunk moves backward to compensate.

    The only catch when the shoulders and upper back move behind the hips is that the head also tends to move forward.

    Below the pelvis:

    Ensure that the thigh bones line up with the hip sockets. When the thigh sinks forward, it puts a Please or Register to view links on thigh muscles and the hip.

    Do not lock your knees back into hyper extension. The upper and lower leg should be in line with each other.

    Correct your posture, and standing desks can be great for you!
  2. derx

    derx El Vampiro Staff Member Moderator

    Wrong section! Thread moved!
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