Poor posture easily becomes second nature and causes pain or aggravates existing problems.

Factors affecting posture and ergonomics are in YOUR control. Be aware of pain that is present at certain times of the day/week, pain that changes with changing positions, or starts with a new job,
car, chair etc

Remember basic principles:

1. Get up and move
2. Correct body alignment in standing and sitting
3. Posture-friendly cushions and chairs
4. Postural awareness/ergonomics in everyday living
5. Exercise to prevent injury and improve posture
6. Supportive footwear in standing
7. Good posture/ergonomics in motion
8. Ergonomic workspace
9. Avoid overprotecting posture
10. Try to avoid trauma

Pause exercises

To be done hourly when working on your computer or at a desk: