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Health problems
Health problem description cause Prevention
Deep vein Blood clot in leg Sitting in a chair Stand up, move around.
thrombosis that puts Ensure correct posture
(DVT) pressure on back when sitting in a chair
of knees
Repetitive Chronic pain in Repetitive Use correct
strain injury arms, shoulders actions, poor workstation, keyboard
RSI) or back posture while rests, foot stools,
working, adjustable chairs and
maintaining a frequent breaks from
forced, fixed continuous activity
Carpal tunnel Pressure on Repeated wrist Avoid repetitive
syndrome median nerve in movements such actions. Frequent
wrist as typing breaks between actions
Eye strain Hazy vision, Looking at a Take plenty of fluids
tired eyes monitor for long and frequent breaks.
periods of time. use correctly adapted,
Dehydration of flicker free monitors
the eyes
Back ache Muscle spasms Poor posture, Use correct posture
sitting in the and adjustable chair
same position,
forced position


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