Things To Consider While Buying Standing Desks For Short People

Things To Consider While Buying Standing Desks For Short People

Short people experience many challenges because it is mostly the tall people’s world. From reaching items at the top shelf to trying new outfits, shorter ones always face struggles. When standing desks are rising in high demands to make the work environment comfortable, people with short height are not excited because they thought that standing desks are not for them. They are wrong. Standing desks are for everyone regardless of their height and age. These desks have a height-adjustable option, which allows users to set a comfortable working height. 

If you think that your height is not suitable for using a standing desk, we have some suggestions for you. We have explained a few factors that you can keep in mind while using a standing desk if your height is short. 

Pay attention to the height and distance:

The height of the desk and the distance is important for your working comfort. The best height will allow you to keep your eyes focused on the top third of the screen while looking at the screen straight. If your computer screen is not adjusted rightly, it can cause stress in your neck, shoulders, and back.

Sitting:

If your height is 5 feet, maintain a distance between 20″ to 30″ of your eyes and the computer screen. The monitor height from the floor should be 43″.  Keep the chair height 16″ from the floor.

Standing:

For your standing position, keep your eyes 20″-30″ to the screen. The height of the monitor from the floor is 57,” and the keyboard height is 39″ from the floor.

You can use our ergonomics height calculator to get the right height for your sitting and standing working position. This is the simplest way to make your working environment comfortable with a standing desk.

Keyboard position:

For your keyboard position, you can follow a few easy steps. Once you get the right monitor height, bend your elbows at a 90-degree angle and rest your wrist straight on the desk. You will get the right position for your keyboard.

Sit properly:

Standing desks are not just for standing; you can work in your sitting position also. So, paying attention to an ergonomic chair will benefit you in many ways. An ergonomic chair helps you keep your back supported by the chair’s backrest. It enables you to maintain the natural curve of your spine. 

While sitting, bend your knees at a 90-degree angle and keep your feet flat on the floor to achieve a comfortable sitting position, which improves your sitting posture. But, shorter people find it hard to keep their feet on the floor because of the desk height adjustment. You can use a footrest to get the right working height. 

Tips for your purchase:

While buying a standing desk for yourself, you can keep a few things in mind. 

  • Buy a standing desk and a chair together to adjust the right height for your sitting and standing positions.
  • Get a standing desk that has an adjustable height facility.
  • Have a footrest if you find it difficult to place your feet flat on the floor while using a standing desk.

Anyone can use a standing desk depending on their work purpose. If you are a short person, your height will not be an obstacle to use a standing desk as per your comfort.

NextErgo Smart Standing Desk:

NextErgo Smart Standing desks is a revolutionary product that introduces a new era of the standing desk. It is more than a regular sit-stand desk with an adjustable height facility. You can sit or stand at your desk, and you can perform many other things to boost your productivity and health.

The hand level detection technology will help you set the proper desk height for you. So, our smart desk reduces your difficulties in finding the most comfortable desk height for your working position. The technology will detect your hand and set the most desired height for you.

The posture correction feature will correct your posture, which will help you avoid back pain, neck pain, eye strain, and other things. 

With the voice control option, you can control our smart desk’s feature smartly with your voice command. The standing goal feature will suggest standing duration for your work. 

The AI fitness alert is the most exciting feature, which will remind you to take a break, eat a healthy snack, drink enough water, and more while working. 

If you want to learn more about our smart standing desk, please visit our product page and explore other features. You can also pre-book our desk to get amazing deals and discounts on your purchase. Contact us to know more.  

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