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How to buy the right office chair!

How to buy the right office chair!

Are you sick and tired of your back and neck pain?

• Are you paying for massages or chiropractor sessions?
• Workcover charges increasing?
• Are you wondering why productivity in the office is dropping?
If you follow these 5 simple steps you can eliminate back and neck pain.
• Research the different ergonomic benefits of a chair.
You’ll soon find that everything from back support to armrests can make a difference.

 

• Understand the back-support features.
Height adjustment supports the lumbar area (lower back). Look for chairs that provide mid-back and
upper-back support as well. Tilt mechanism maintains support as you move and recline. It’s best to
have your back slightly reclined while seated at your desk.
• Look at the benefits of the seat pan.
Your weight should be distributed evenly on the seat. Look for a rounded or waterfall edge at the
front of the seat, which prevents the seat from catching behind the knees and cutting off
circulation. Three to four fingers should fit between the seat pan’s front edge and the back of the
knees. Seat should extend at least one inch from either side of the hips for optimum comfort.
Insufficient hip room can make you sit too far forward and not get enough thigh support. Some seat
pans adjust for a forward or backward tilt.

• Armrests
Armrests alleviate pressure on the back, but may interfere with lower desks. Look for adjustable
width and height to support various tasks, including writing and reading, to ease neck and shoulder
tension and to help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome. They should be contoured, broad, cushioned and
comfortable.

• Adjust the height of the chair.
Gas lifts adjust seating height while in a chair. For optimal posture, thighs should be horizontal
with the ground and both feet flat on the floor. The chair’s height should allow the wrists to be
straight while typing.

Congratulation’s… You are now on the way to a better office and life.

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