Having poor posture is just one of the myriad reasons you can develop neck pain. It may be a simple task to recognize that you have poor posture, but it is rarely simple to correct it. For most people the bulk of their day is spent at work, so it makes sense to start assessing your posture as you sit at your desk, stand behind a counter, or carry heavy building supplies on site.
At your desk, or terminal, check to see if you are always looking down with your chin to your chest in order to see the screen. Conversely, you may have to strain your neck upwards to get a clear view. Ideally your screen should be at such an angle that you can keep your back straight and eyes forward at all times. Consider raising or lowering your chair, or the screen itself if this is not the case so that the top third of the screen is at a level with your eyes and the screen itself is around 18-24inches from your head. Read more