COVID-19 lockdown has locked all of us in our homes, to contain the spread of novel coronavirus pandemic, and during this most of the people are advised to work from homes. And working from home brings so many challenges with it, such as improper work place, family disturbances, internet issues and many more. Most importantly what effects, is long sitting hours and no exercise which leads to more weight gain, which is an indirect invitation to the diseases like diabetes, heart health, and PCOD.
Apart from weight gain, people are also complaining about neck and back pain which is caused due to wrong sitting postures. Today we’ve shared tips to ease such health issues.
Give a read below to know how you can ease the neck and back pain while working from home.
Look for a proper place to sit
All you need to search for a place where you can get a good outdoor view, nature view. As it will help you to change the focal length of your eyes and can also give a little relief from staring at your laptop.
Get a footrest
To work comfortably, all you need to do is create a footrest by placing your feet at resting position instead of hanging them downwards. You can get a stool or stack a few pillows to rest your feet.
While working from home, you need to keep in mind that, you’ve to sit crossed leg on the chair while working. You can lift up your spine and get relief in back pain.
Take a break
Working continously may be very hectic, you need to take a break on a short time span. Therefore, try to take at least 3 minutes break after every 30 minutes of sitting.
Do some stretches
It is necessary to take break, but it is more necessary to do some stretching exercises in between long working hours. Sit on yiur chair, spread your legs widely and lower yourself slowly. Keep your back flat and stay for about 5 seconds.