Re: Health advisory: neck and shoulder pain

Subject: Re: Health advisory: neck and shoulder pain
From: Stuart Reynolds <stuartr -at- FIRSTGRAPHICS -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 1999 02:12:07 -0700

>My wife saw a computer desk that has clear glass (removable) for part of
>its top. You look through the glass at the monitor, which is angled up at
>you. The monitor is about at the level of your knees.

>Does anyone have one of these, and if so, is it a good idea?

>Robert Whitsitt (bob -dot- whitsitt -at- teachersoft -dot- com)
>Member: Society for Technical Communication

Hey Robert...
WElp, I've never seen one of these in use as a personal computer. I have
seen them at Internet-Cafes however. They are OK for a short time of use.
Look cool and funky, but fror any intensive work (regualr day-to-day, I
personally wouldn't want to have to keep my head in a downward position.
The monitor, for ergonomics and health, should be at eye level. THis
allows the user to keep her/his head and back straight and better aligned.
I think you would find a lot of strain and fatigue setting in. Then again,
I'm not in the medical profession in any way shape or form and am basing
this only on personal experience and what I have been told over the years of
doing DTP and graphics.

I dunno if htis helps at all. Hope it gives you something to think about.



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