After following 559 office workers for one year, researchers have determined that the best predictor for the onset of neck pain is perceived muscle tension. Of the top three factors associated with perceived muscle tension, only monitor height is modifiable, with the other two being female gender and history of neck pain. So, if you work in an office setting, adjust your monitor so it’s at eye level. Journal of Occupational Health, December 2014. If you would like Dr. Snow to present a free presentation on ergonomics at your business, call us at 801-955-1555 to schedule that free 30 minute presentation.