Why Office Chair Back Support is Important?
Lack of adequate back support can create a great deal of stress on the lower back for people who are working in an office setting. This is mainly because in the seated position, the lumbosacral discs are loaded three times more than standing. Sitting on office chair without proper back support leads to poor posture, which stresses the soft tissues and joints in the spine.
But unfortunately, today’s lifestyle often includes long periods of sitting – during the commute to and from work, at work, at the computer or at home watching TV. This poor lifestyle tends to develop bad habits like slouching on the couch while munching a packet of cookies.
Why Back Support?
Getting the best lumbar support for your office chair helps you to correct your posture while aligning the back spine. Back support just fills in the gap between the lumbar spine and the seat, supporting the natural inward curve of the lower back. With a good lumbar back support, the muscles around the spine are maintained in a relaxed position because it doesn’t want to keep the spine naturally curved anymore.
How to Position an Office Chair for Back Support
Here are a few simple ways to make sure that your office chair provides the right support for your back and neck.
- A good office chair should have elbow support to prevent strain on the neck.
- It should have a foot rest to elevate the feet while sitting in the office chair and the knees should be bent at a right angle.
- While seated in your office chair, eyes should be able to look straight ahead at the computer.
There are big potentials in life’s little moments. Sitting in office chair. Sitting in driving seat. Sleeping in the bed. Sleeping during long flight. We make the products that help make these moments a little cozier and healthier.
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