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Office ergonomics: Your how-to guide
A comfortable work space can help you feel your best at work. Give your work space a makeover with this visual guide to office ergonomics.By Mayo Clinic staff
If you sit behind a desk for hours at a time, you're not doomed to a career of neck and back pain or sore wrists and fingers. Proper office ergonomics — including correct chair height, adequate equipment spacing and good desk posture — can help you stay comfortable at work.
Ready to give your work space a makeover? Get started with this visual guide to office ergonomics. Simply move your mouse pointer over the labels on the image.
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