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Back-pain using laptop at home

backpain usng laptop at home

Intensive use of laptops at home may cause backpain. The features that make laptops very portable, such as a screen attached to the keyboard, are the same features that make it difficult for people to adopt correct posture when using them. A common problem is perching a laptop on the legs so users stare down at the screen and put strain on their necks, spines and legs. Back specialists say as many as four in five patients have chronic nerve damage caused by intensive working on portable computers and tablet-PC

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135 degree Posture, best for back!

Adopt good sitting posture with lower back support, and ensure other desk equipment is within reach. Sitting in a 135 degree thigh to torso sitting angle is best for spinal discs and recommend that as the best sitting position for office workers.
A 135 degree sitting angle is exactly half way between sitting up straight and lying flat on your back . It’s not very practical for the average office setting: with lounge-tek support you can transform your sofa, armchair, bed in a perfect laptop desk.
More about the 135 degree posture

135 degrees position perfect posture to use laptop on desktop or through a laptop support

 

Lounge-tek’s ergonomic supports for laptop, allow a 135 degree perfect posture

The concept of “suspension” allow to use laptops with a perfect posture, without stress for upper back, neck and cervical muscles.
Thanks to Lounge-tek supports, always you will get an ergonomic posture:

A Fully adjustable laptop support that transforms any chair in ergonomic computer desktop

  • tilt the laptop base up to 35 degrees. This allow to type text with keyboard on natural position for wrists,
  • use an external mouse. The exclusive Mouse-pad is integrate on the main structure, then positioned at the same level of laptop base and keyboard. This allow a natural posture without stress of arm and wrist.
  • place the screen at eye level. Set your laptop height and screen angle so you can easily view the screen without bending or rotating your neck.
  • place the display at the right distance. The viewing range 40 cm to 70 cm (about 15 – 27 in.) provides visual comfort for majority of computer users and eliminates the risk for eyestrain. Right distance depends from the size of your monitor and your individual vision conditions.
  • let seat on your favorite place. Transform Sofa, Armchair, Bed in a perfect laptop desk, with your back on 135 degree (this not depend from laptop support but from your furniture).
  • freedom to move. Usually people hold laptops with legs or abdominal muscles this is cause of stress and other health issues. Prolonged sitting causes various health disorders, change of position and exercising regularly promotes blood circulation.

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Back-pain. Better an Ergonomics chair or a fully Adjustable Laptop support?

A support to transfor any chiar in ergonomic chair against backpain

Ergonomics for Back Pain prevention: Chair vs. Laptop Stand.

Laptop use risks without ergonomic posture

Using your Laptop for a long time in wrong posture may be dangerous for your health.ergonomics chair back pain
Sitting in a standard office chair for prolonged periods of time can definitely cause low back pain or worsen an existing back problem. The main reason behind this is that sitting, in an office chair or in general, is a static posture that increases stress in the back, shoulders, arms, and legs, and in particular, can add large amounts of pressure to the back muscles and spinal discs.
Persistently incorrect posture, faulty biomechanical stress, fluctuation between contraction and relaxation of muscles is disturbed. 90% of cervical pain is non-specific. It usually develops slowly through persistent (unilateral) incorrect biomechanical stress. Over time, the stress of poor posture can change the anatomical characteristics of the spine, leading to the possibility of constricted blood vessels and nerves, as well as problems with muscles, discs, and joints. All of these can be major contributors to back and neck pain, as well as headaches, fatigue, and possibly even concerns with major organs and breathing.

Ergonomic use of laptops at home

Mainly, People use laptop at home:
A) As a Desktop Replacement, usually by hanging it on a desk connected to an external monitor.
B) As a Mobile Device on Chairs, armchairs, sofas or bed. Usually we support laptop with body: legs, wrists, or we hold it by conventional furniture such as coffe-tables and bedside tables.

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Better an ergonomic chair

Using the Laptop on your desk, you definitely should buy an ergonomic chair and an adjustable height-adjustable external monitor to find the right posture by adjusting your chair to the best body position. An ergonomic office chair is a tool that, when used properly, can help one maximize back support and maintain good posture while sitting.

The first step in setting up an office chair is to establish the desired height of the individual’s desk or workstation. This decision is determined primarily by the type of work to be done and by the height of the person using the office chair. The height of the desk or workstation itself can vary greatly and will require different positioning of the office chair, or a different type of ergonomic chair altogether.
The first step in setting up an office ergonomic  chair is to establish the desired height of the individual’s desk or workstation. This decision is determined primarily by the type of work to be done and by the height of the person using the ergonomic chair. The height of the desk or workstation itself can vary greatly and will require different positioning of the office chair, or a different type of ergonomic chair altogether.

The best place to sit for our Back

It is confirmed by a number of studies that the most relaxing position for our back is a 135 degree angle to the legs.
A 135-degree body-thigh sitting posture was demonstrated to be the best biomechanical sitting position, as opposed to a 90-degree posture, which most people consider normal.

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Better an ergonomic Laptop support

With lounge-tek ergonomic supports you can use the Laptop on chairs, sofa armchairs, bed, ergonomically correct with a good posture, perhaps adding a cushion for efficient lumbar support.
The 135 degree position is easily achieved by approaching the Laptop to the view and setting it high
This reverses the paradigm for which man no longer pursues the device, but on the contrary, it is the device that follows the man in his most correct position.

ounge-tek’s supports improve laptop ergonomic features and other mobile devices as Tablet, iPad E-book Reader. With Lounge-book and Lounge-wood your sofa, armchair, even bad will be your favorite workplace to use comfortable Laptops and Tablet PCs.

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How to get a good posture, using laptop at home

  • Use a Lounge-book, the laptop stand fully adjustable:

    height, tilt and rotation of the laptop base, to find an ergonomic position for your eyes, neck and wrists.

  • Versatile laptop table:

    Tilt the laptop tray to use at best your keyboard, set the screen at the eyes level, the laptop support easy slides under most of furniture without wheels. Lounge-book meet any furniture and style.

  • A mousepad for external mouse

    Simply use an external mouse and use it from left or right, simply rotating 180 the laptop base, relax your wrists

  • Choose an ergonomic and relaxing place

    May be your favorite armchair, sofa, bed, find the good position for neck, spinal and lumbar muscles and with help of cushions.

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Using laptop on the bed. The best Ergonomic Support.

using laptop on the bed. Ergonomic support.

bringing your laptop to bed may be comfortable . Whether you’re looking to get a little extra work done in the evening or to relax with a movie, the most comfortable position to use a laptop, is to lie on your back and place the computer on a proper support.
Lounge-book and Lounge-wood are the support for Laptop, to use your laptop or tablet comfortable, also on the bed.
The shape inspired by traditional lectern is founded on the “suspension” concept.
You don’t need support devices with the legs or other wrong posture. Placing your laptop over your sheets and blankets keeps its heat from burning your legs, but it also insulates the computer, potentially damaging its components. Worse yet, most laptops have an intake fan on the underside of the chassis, which a blanket or pillow can completely block.

You can use Notebook with freedom of movement, it don’t require muscle contractions to support devices with legs, only the right support for back ( more on “ergonomics” )
The computer is also safe to avoid falls: Lounge-book allows you to fall asleep with the laptop in bed! (don’t abused laptop or tablet in the evening! …… the partner may not take it up !) .
Lounge-book is more than an accessories for laptop, it comes a new concept of furniture to replace traditional bedside tables.

All the support for laptop by Lounge-tek have the same functionality, Lounge-book and Lounge -wood, differ in the height range.
Lounge-book has been studied ( range from 57cm to 75cm measured at the lower point of the lectern or the control knob ) to fit the European furnishing which provides consolidated standards for seating and beds.
Lounge -wood thanks to the different features or the structure allow more excursion : (from 20 to 90 cm).
This makes it suitable for beds of different sizes , such as very low Japanese tatami or very high beds usual in USA.
The Laptop-tray includes slot designed to improve use with tablets and e- book reader.