Ergonomic Keyboard, Alexander-Technique
An ergonomic keyboard is a keyboard designed to reduce the operator’s
fatigue and muscle strain.
It is meant to increase the productivity of
the typist to their maximum level. That is to say it has been designed
scientifically in consideration to human limitations. Our traditional
keyboards cause hands, shoulders and neck discomforts. The ergonomic
keyboard was designed as a solution to these problems and to reduce
This technique is a very old method which helps you to discover how to
release tension in different parts of your body. It guides you to do
all your normal physical activities like sitting, lifting, standing,
etc without tensing your body. It is not an exercise or a treatment,
but it educates you to improve the quality of your life.
For example, some people suffer from a stiff neck, back aches,
repetitive strain injury, or Carpel syndrome. With the help of the
Alexander-technique you could overcome these problems. More about Alexander
The image shows the typist sitting in what seems to be in an ergonomic
* Feet are flat on the floor.
* Spinal cord is fully supported (especially the
* Distance between the screen and the body is at a
full arm’s length.
* The upper level of the screen and the head is
* Arms and hands in a straight line.
* Elbows close to the body and shoulders are in a
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