According to health experts, prolonged abnormal posture and repetitive movements contribute to neck, limb and back pain. Doctors therefore suggest that breaks should be taken every 30-45 minutes for at least 5 minutes.
Some office workers however remain so engrossed in computer related work that they even forget to blink their eyes regularly leading to all sorts of problems like dry eyes, pain and itching.
Stretchware is a neat solution for these forgetful minds to help them stay healthy. Stretchware prompts computer users to pause for a short break and do slow stretching exercises while sitting in their chairs. This is to help prevent repititive stress injuries which generally occur when .
Stretchware interface has nice illustrations and description of various stretching exercises which can be easily performed while sitting, standing, at the Xerox machine, in a meeting or while you are on the phone.
The stretching icon resides in the Windows system tray and reminds you to stretch at regular interval by making sounds, flashing the icon or even popping up a dialog messge on the screen. With one mouse click, you begin stretching with the figure on the screen, or you can delay or cancel the stretches. Stretchbreak is then minimized.
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