Returning to work doesn't have to be a pain in the neck, from Harvard Medical School

Published: October, 2009

The return of fall means a return to work and school for many people. And the resulting hours spent at the computer can trigger neck pain. A combination of stretching and strengthening exercises plus proper body position at the computer can minimize the risk of neck and shoulder pain, says a new report from Harvard Medical School. The Neck and Shoulder Pain Special Health Report gives important tips on how to protect your neck with exercises and good ergonomic posture at your desk.

For example, you can take control of your body posture by setting up your chair, desk, and computer to encourage healthy neck and back positioning.

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