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Affordable Back Support

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Back Pain

We've all had back pain before. Maybe we were skiing and had a ball fall. Or maybe we forgot the whole lift with your legs, not your back rule and strained said back. Or maybe you're just not comfortable at work. While accidents and injuries are typically a one-time, serious occurrence, continued back strain can be almost as serious, and definitely as inconvenient. Think of your usual day: you sit at the same desk, in the same chair for 9 hours a day, 5 times a week. Sadly, the sitting's not over at 5pm. You go home and sit in front of your own computer for another couple hours while you watch TV over the screen. That many hours in a bent position can be really hard on your back, so it's no wonder you're reading online about back pain (no doubt in a sitting position).

Back Pain Tips

It's important that you set up your work station so that it's helping you work, not harming your body.

  • Your chair should be low enough so that your feet are flat on the floor and your thighs are parallel to the ground, or possibly sloping down.
  • Your chair's back rest should provide you good support, especially for your lower back, and it should not pinch into your shoulders.
  • Your desk should be high enough so that your elbows when in a 90° angle can rest comfortably on the desk top.
  • Your arm rests should be put to use so that your arms have support, but do not keep you from moving your chair close to your desk.

In an ideal world, your boss strides up to your desk, notices your discomfort, and orders you the ergonomic desk and chair of your choice. But, most of us do not live in an ideal world. We cannot always afford top of the line ergonomic products. So, since you need help with back pain, an affordable option is air adjustable back support. This back support can be added to any chair, so you don't have to spring for an entirely new chair. This air adjustable back support provides lumbar support at the touch of a palm-sized pump and release valve.