Five Corrective Exercises for Posture correction


In simple words, “ERGONOMICS is fitting the task to the worker rather than forcing the worker to fit the task”.

Ergonomics exercises are mostly done in your computer workstation. These exercises are really great to do during the mini breaks you are supposed to take during the day to avoid computer injuries.


·        Do these exercises few times in a day. Relax and do them gently.

·        Do not overstretch.


ü CABLE STRETCH: - while sitting with your chin in, stomach in, shoulders relaxed with feet on the floor. Now imagine a cable pulling your head upward. Hold for 5 seconds and repeat for 5 times.

ü HEAD TURNS: - turn your head to look over your left shoulder and hold for 10 seconds. Similarly, Repeat on other side.


ü SHOULDER ROLLS: - while sitting relax, circle your shoulders forwards then backwards. Repeat 5-7 times.

ü ARM SWING: - get up from the chair; walk in to an open space. Swing one arm forward like a wind mill. Swing it backward. Now practice on other arm. Repeat several times.

WRIST STRETCH: - hold your arms out in out in front of you. Slowly raise and lower your hands to stretch the muscles in the forearm. Repeat several times.

FINGER STRETCH: - hold your fist tight. Now spread your fingers apart as far as you can. Hold for 5 sec. then relax. Repeat several times.


EVERY 20 MINUTES: - working at the screen, look out the window at a distant object for 10 seconds. Repeat.

“Above exercises are recommended for healthy adults and should not lead to any pain and discomfort”.

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