When it comes to preventing aches and pains, there is no right way to sit.
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Regular chair and desks versus ergonomic work stations do not make much of a difference. If they do work, it is because of novelty and usually short-lived.
Instead of getting up and moving at prescribed intervals, people should just move more.
With the 2020 pandemic, many people are required to stay home.
If you're one of these people, you may be noticing new aches and pains you did not experience at the office.
The childhood advice of sitting up straight, shoulders back, is incorrect.
Sitting this way takes effort. We end up arching our backs by tensing up our muscles. When we tighten them, we shorten them, and that arches the back, loads the discs in the lower back, and pushes the edges of the vertebrae against each other. Over time, that could alter our anatomy.