OFFICE CHAIRS AND HEALTH RISKS
- 21 Aug, 2020
The more time you spend in an office chair, the more it can impact your health. That’s exactly why looking for healthy office chairs with ergonomic office chair design is worthwhile. With the right chair, you can increase leg circulation while sitting, adjust lumbar support, alleviate pressure, decrease workplace distractions, and more. What are the important considerations to remember when you’re shopping ergonomic office chair options? How much does healthy design matter, and how do you identify it? What kinds of chairs work best for prolonged sitting needs? To help answer these questions, here’s a look at what good office chairs ought to have, how they can benefit a worker, and the dangers that come from improper seating over time.
HOW BODY WEIGHT SHOULD BE DISTRIBUTED IN AN OFFICE CHAIR
Essentially, an ergonomic office chair allows the sitter’s body, not the chair’s mechanics, to determine how pressure gets distributed. In other words, it makes pressure distribution relative to each user. While one worker may be short and thin, another may be tall and bulky; yet the same chair needs to be able to support each worker. To properly support diverse sitters, an ergonomic chair will be adjustable, catering to various body weights, builds and shapes.
HOW HEALTHY OFFICE CHAIRS BENEFIT WORKERS
The beauty of ergonomic design is that it adds comfort, reduces pressure and encourages good health. Through an adjustable design which can be customized to each individual, an ergonomic office chair provides support and comfort to anyone who uses it. Consider some of the benefits that come from good chair design:
Encourages proper posture
Minimizes neck/back/hip pain
Reduces the risk of neck problems
Decreases workplace distractions
Added support helps improve focus at work
SmugChair Ergonomic High Back Adjustable Office Chair
This chair is full of innovation and beautifully crafted to ensure a comfortable and supportive seated experience. Created using reinforced mesh which moulds tightly to your body giving a more customized experience, while promoting air circulation.
The 3D armrests give a full range of movement alongside a quick button adjusted height, with comprehensive padding to reduce pressure on the elbows and forearms. These armrests can be moved horizontally, forward and back, in addition to adjusting the angle outwards or inwards.
A high back design allows for increased lumbar and cervical support. An adjustable headrest tilts to the users required angle enhancing comfort, while also with our tilt lock mechanism the chair reclines back to 117 degrees offering relaxation and secure support.
Our durable 5 star base can support up to 300 lbs, offering maneuverability, while being floor friendly on all surfaces.