Computerization has resulted in increased job demands and mental stress, which can be associated with muscle tension and physical strain that can eventually lead to a Cumulative Trauma Disorder(CTD) complaint. Most of these problems can be eliminated by ensuring a correct posture, regular breaks to stretch & relax yourselves.
Workplaces should focus on designing the job to fit the worker rather than physically forcing the worker’s body to fit the job by creating a comfortable environment with the application of ergonomic principles. Some common ergonomics injuries for office workers are:
About the author:
Dr. Vidhi Jain has over 7 years of experience as a Physiotherapist. She has a Masters in Physiotherapy in Orthopedics and is currently practicing at Vinayak Physiotherapy in Noida as HOD of the Physiotherapy Department. She has been nominated as ‘Best Physiotherapy Consultant’ in Noida & firmly believes in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.