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Benefits of a Computer Workstation Over a Traditional Desk

Posted by Olivia Russell on

Office design is consistently one of the hottest topics of conversation in the world of workplaces and welled designed ergonomic solutions are continuing to grow in popularity. When it comes to proper ergonomics, there are many factors that play into a healthier workstation that will help you on a daily basis as well as in the long term. From monitor height, to keyboard shape, even how far away or how close you are to the desk, you will need to take plenty of things into account before purchasing a workstation for yourself.

One of the most important things to a proper workstation is how you sit. Learning proper ergonomics for your workstation will directly affect how you feel and can end up affecting the quality of your work, either positive or negative. A great way to help out with sitting properly at your desk is selecting a workstation that has the monitor separate from the keyboard. Keeping your hands down at a more comfortable level that matches the natural bend in your arms will help cut down on shoulder, arm, and wrist pain developed over time due to poor typing position. Having the monitors at eyes level in correlation to how your hands are naturally falling with help take strain off your eyes and cut down on neck and shoulder pain developed from your head being in an incorrect position.

One of the best models on the market for ergonomically friendly computer workstations is the Mayline Mobile Computer Table. With the keyboard tray sitting below the monitor level, this will keep your arms and wrists at more comfortable, and proper position to help promote proper ergonomics and will help eliminate pain developing in your wrists. With the monitor being raised above the keyboard, your eyes will naturally meet the screen at a comfortable and natural level so you do not have to be tilting your head up or down, leading to neck and shoulder pain.

Monitor position is one of the most important parts of an ergonomically friendly workstation and not many workstations meet this need better than the Mayline Arched Mobile Computer Desk. By isolating the monitor on a separate tray above the keyboard puts it at a comfortable eye level to avoid craning your neck to see the screen. By framing it in a tighter space, it can perfectly fit a monitor or laptop and keep your eyes focused on the one spot to cut down on neck and shoulder pain.

Proper ergonomics is key to staying healthy in the office and one of the best ways to help yourself is with a computer workstation. Do the research and find out which option is going to be best for your needs. 

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