Desk stretches: Video collection

Desk stretches help prevent pain and stiffness. See how they're done.

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Do you work at a desk all day? To prevent or reduce stiffness and pain, try simple desk stretches.

The problem: Prolonged sitting

If you work at a desk or computer for long stretches of time, you might place excessive stress on certain muscles. As a result, you're likely to get stiff and sore — unless you take frequent breaks for physical activity.

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