As New Yorkers find ourselves working at home, we struggle with a lack of proper office setups.
You might cozy up on the couch or in your bed with a blanket and your laptop on your lap. It’s comfier than sitting at a desk, that’s for sure. …Or is it?
While suggesting that sitting in an office chair at a desk is more comfortable than your bed might seem strange, consider that the softness can lead to a crick in the neck!
Consider the long-term effects. Sitting in a proper chair helps your posture while you work, by helping you hold your head level with your screen. This avoids putting a strain on your neck as you tilt your head down.
That strain—you guessed it—risks acquainting you with serious pain in the neck. This is a common case. Do you know any other causes? What about how to tell a plain old crick in the neck from an actual injury?
It’s no problem if you don’t: Here’s all the information you need.