Maintain a Neutral Posture

 

Neutral Posture is:

  • A position of ease for the body to maintain for a prolonged period of time
  • A position that supports the natural curves of the spine and maintain your body in good alignment
  • A position of ease for the body to sustain with minimal effort
  • A position that gives your body biomechanical advantages to do your work
  • A position where the stress on the musculo-skeletal system is reduced

Neutral Posture

  • Feet on the floor (or footrest)
  • Hips slightly higher than the knees
  • Lumbar area (low back) supported
  • Head/ neck/ shoulders/ elbows/ hips aligned
  • Shoulders relaxed
  • Elbows bent at 100° or more
  • Wrists straight
  • Fingers slightly curled and relaxed

NeutralSpine                  NeutralSitting