Stressed, seated on makeshift offices, the French who telecommute end their days with their backs in compote. Even more than usual, they curse the “tech neck”, these pains in the cervical spine because one has leaned too much on one’s smartphone and which sometimes degenerates into migraines. But the situation can clearly improve by respecting a few precepts.
Your chair, you will arrange
To relieve your back, you should sit securely on your pelvis, on the ischia (gluteal bones) and making sure that your belt is supported. Obviously, on the kitchen chair, it is less easy than in the ergonomic office chair.
“Install at least one cushion on the seat to be able to sit comfortably, another at the pelvis, to support your belt and thus give your weight to the chair”, advises Olivier Girard, ergonomist specializing in posture. This will relieve your lower back. Don’t take refuge on the living room sofa, too deep, too