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4 Steps to Setting Up Your Computer Workstation

This step-by-step guide on setting up your computer workstation provides tips you can take to work safely and protect your back.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

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Computer-Related Repetitive Stress Injuries

Whether it's typing a school report or surfing the Internet, your child may be spending lots of hours at the computer. Learn about the causes and prevention of repetitive stress injuries now so you can protect your child from future injury.

Review Date: December 09, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

How to Sit at a Computer

If you spend long hours sitting at a computer, learn how a properly set-up workstation, correct posture and frequent rest breaks can help prevent headaches, muscle strain and debilitating neck, shoulder and hand injuries.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Is Your Child Positioned for School Success?- (PDF)

Find tips from occupational therapists to improve your child's ability to use computer time effectively, finish homework successfully, and develop social skills appropriate for learning.

Review Date: December 09, 2012

American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Stretch at Your Desk

If you spend long hours at your computer, these tips and exercises will help to reduce eye strain, as well as muscle strain on your neck, back, arms and legs.

Review Date: December 09, 2012

National Institutes of Health - NIH
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Stretching Exercises

Try these deep breathing, stretching and massage exercises to minimize strain caused from sitting at the computer for many hours.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

National Institutes of Health - NIH
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services