In the past 20 to 30 years, work has changed dramatically for many people. And with our office based in the technology hub that is downtown San Francisco, we have a front row seat to how the modern day office environment has contributed to increased musculoskeletal pain among employees. Today’s Office Environment Promotes Poor Posture Today’s employee spends long hours sitting at a desk, hunched over a computer to complete his or her work. When workers aren’t bent over a computer, there’s a good chance they are using a cell phone, a laptop, or another type of electronic that forces them into a position of poor posture. As a result.