Everyday posture and ergonomics refer to awareness of body positioning and control of movements. Good posture and ergonomics support optimal balance and contribute to a balanced load in daily activities and work tasks.
When a good everyday posture is maintained in accordance with appropriate ergonomics, then they are connected and combined as a natural part of the correct position and control of the body, the biomechanics of movements are important as well, which can ultimately affect both physical and psychological well-being.
Either we carry our everyday weights by walking, standing or lifting. Good posture requires optimal alignment and balance of the back, neck and limbs, so that the natural curves of the body are preserved. It supports the body’s structure and function, reduces strain on the supporting structures, improves breathing control, and reduces the risk of injuries.
Ergonomics, on the other hand, refers to the application of the environment and work tools, one’s own needs, and the most efficient and safe use of work tools. In terms of ergonomics, we can focus on the interaction between the body and the work environment and strive to optimize working postures. In addition, we can think a little more deeply about working methods in order to avoid excessive load and strain on the body. It is good to apply ergonomics issues, for example, in workplaces, so that employees can work comfortably, efficiently and safely. The advantages of good everyday posture and ergonomics are manifold. They can reduce musculoskeletal aches and pains, such as back and neck pain, shoulder tension and tennis elbow symptoms.
- Posture consultation can be a helpful service for these kinds of troubles.