More and more employers are offering their employees the opportunity to work remotely. An increasing number of employees, particularly office and terminal workers, are also seizing this opportunity.
Working remotely gives you the opportunity to get work completed with a flexible schedule and rhythm that suits you. As if it were a chance to take a break from work.
However, working at home often also means that you have to compromise on ergonomics. Working from the comfort of your home often means a neglect of the ergonomics aspect. Your office desk is substituted by the kitchen table and the office chair is replaced by a kitchen stool or, in the worst case, the sofa. In most cases, you are working from a laptop while at home, and the combination of all of the above will tense your back and neck before you know it.
When working from home, it is also good to think about the workload factors and how to manage them with furniture and tool arrangements. Your own occupational health care physiotherapist can get the most out of it and often your employer is ready to contribute in some way to improving the ergonomics of remote work.