While sitting may seem like a safe activity, sitting too often or for long stretches of time can be detrimental to a person's health. What is a person to do then, when one's job necessitates sitting? As one article recommending healthy workplace behaviors suggests, there are ways that workers can decrease the risk of sustaining an injury from sitting too long.
Some workers suffer through the pain. Others are so affected by back and neck injuries that they are forced to stop working all together. Whether the pain is mild or severe, an inconvenience or debilitating, an unexpected source may help workers to prevent or relieve some of their discomfort.