When purchasing new office furniture you will often see a lot of questions.
A choice must be made between quality, ergonomics and price. A chair and desk are the most used furniture in the office. In this article we will concentrate on office chairs.
Back pain is a complaint that keeps coming back in the office. A bad attitude in a cheap, non-ergonomic office chair is usually the reason for this. The chairs are not sufficiently adaptable to the specific seat style of users.
An ergonomic chair is about the main object of safe and productive office. The chair provides support for back, legs, buttocks and arms along with relief of tension by bad attitudes.
A chair should be easily adaptable. Not just one button to increase or decrease but the rughelling and the height of the armrests can be adjusted.
Furthermore, the seat having a strong frame (avoid plastic), much support (especially at the lumbar) and made of padding which gives support to the body without losing form. The more the chair is adjustable, the more effective support can be given to various sitting positions during the day.
- Adjust the height of the chair so that your feet flat on the floor. If this is not possible, you use a footrest.
- Make sure the backrest matches the natural curvature of your spine and enough support to the loin.
- Take a soft chair with armrests so that your shoulders and rest your elbows close to your body longer.
- Adjust the height of the backrest so that there is a strong support to the lower back.
- Adjust the armrests so that they are equal to or slightly above the height of your desk come. By supporting your arms to relieve your neck and shoulders.
- Make sure your chair has a strong base with wheels so you can move easily across the floor.
- If you experience any other discomfort you can continue to experiment with the settings of your chair.