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Ergonomic Chairs

Ergonomic Chairs

Ergonomic Chairs

People spend more time sitting while working these days thanks in big part to the use of computers.  Sitting for long periods of time can actually cause strain and damage to the spine, particularly when you aren't sitting in an ergonomic chair.  Studies show that it's important to properly support the back and to have a properly fitted chair.  Choosing an ergonomic chair can help your posture and keeps your back, arms and neck from becoming overly tired or strained.  In fact, sitting in a chair that doesn't fit you properly can cause immediate pain as well as permanent damage over the long term.  Choosing ergonomic chairs for your employees can actually increase productivity and reduce work related injuries. 

Ergonomic chairs can be adjusted in key areas to allow proper individual fit.  The areas that are important for adjustment include the height of the seat, height of the back and angle of the back.  The height should be adjusted so that you can sit comfortable with both feet flat on the floor.  If necessary you may need to use a footrest for proper fit.  The back should be adjusted to provide important lumbar and lower back support helping the spine to stay aligned.  If your chair has armrests they should be adjustable to the correct height for your torso. 

Ergonomic chairs come in several varieties.  The basic ergonomic chair is often called a task chair.  These are perfect for key office areas such as conference rooms.  When choosing ergonomic chairs look for easy adjustments using pneumatic height adjustments and easy backrest adjustments such as those in the Paramount Task Chair. Managerial ergonomic chairs have some additional adjustable features that often include advanced posture control systems like those found in the BodyBilt ergonomic chairs.   Executive ergonomic chairs are unsurpassed in their quality and design and offer premier settings to provide the ultimate in back support. They typically offer additional fabric options as well as size options to accommodate big or tall individuals.  Ergonomic chairs come with complete adjustment instructions to allow for proper individual fit.