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Chronic neck pain, take breaks from work. Type of office chair to avoid neck pain?

Hello there! I suffer from chronic neck ( cervical ) pain, from years of desk work. I m currently looking for the best chair to use at home and at the office - I m lucky enough to be able to take breaks from work and walk around and stretch , but I m not sure which is the most ergonomic choice for office chairs. Thanks a million in advance!
Asked On : Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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There are isometric cervical muscle strengthening exercises which can be learnt from a physiotherapist in your area hospital.Cervical collar worn in a back side-to front"way just to keep the neck almost straight with about 10 degree forward flexion (bend)can be worn in the office.Remove collar every 3 hourly and do cervical exercises for 5-10 minutes.If you use desk top computer,tilt the keyboard vertically so that you do not have to bend neck acutely.For writing work have a desk top inclined board ,again to avoid tilting head down while reading or writing.
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