Apr
06

Office Chair: Choosing the Right Ergonomic Office Chair

“If you have setup a home office, then you should read this. Since we have the freedom and convenience to choose our own office furniture, then you may want to consider ergonomic furniture. Maintaining a good posture is not thing that should be just taken for granted.”

 

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Working in an office typically involves spending a great deal of time sitting in an office chair – a position that adds stress to the structures in the spine. Therefore, to avoid developing or compounding back problems, it’s important to have an office chair that’s ergonomic and that supports the lower back and promotes good posture.

What Kind of Ergonomic Office Chair is Best?

There are many types of ergonomic chairs available for use in the office. No one type of office chair is necessarily the best, but there are some things that are very important to look for in a good ergonomic office chair. These things will allow the individual user to make the chair work well for his or her specific needs.

This article will examine the traditional office chair, as well as alternatives that can be used as an office chair that may be preferable for some people with back problems.

What Features Should a Good Ergonomic Office Chair Possess?

In first considering the “conventional” style of office chair, there are a number of things an ergonomic chair should have, including:

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  • Seat height. Office chair seat height should be easily adjustable. A pneumatic adjustment lever is the easiest way to do this. A seat height that ranges from about 16 to 21 inches off the floor should …

 

Read more: http://www.spine-health.com/wellness/ergonomics/office-chair-choosing-right-ergonomic-office-chair