Using a laptop can put strain on a child’s neck and upper back when the screen is too low. A laptop is designed so the screen is close to the keyboard forcing the head to be tilted downward and slouching the back. This position can cause their neck to be flexed forward. This not only puts stress on their neck, but also the upper back muscles and joints as well.
There are some easy methods your child can do at home to decrease the stress on their body from frequently using their laptop. Our goal is to raise the screen height so your child doesn’t strain their neck. This can be achieved two different ways and both are easy to do.
Check back here next time for the simple ways you can help your students be pain-free while learning remotely on a laptop.