An ergonomic office chair can do wonders to alleviate lower back pain that can affect you long after you leave work for the day. If you already suffer from back pain, it’s important to understand that long hours in a chair compress the discs in your lower back, which eventually begin to wear down and cause sharp or chronic pain. This pain can be severe enough to affect your mobility for the rest of your life. The good news? It’s never too late to treat the problem and give your aching back the support it needs
The following chairs are the highest-rated options for every budget to free you from long days of an aching back and help you concentrate on work — then forget about the day at the office when it’s time to go home
The National Institute of Health recommends choosing a chair with all of the necessary adjustments to support proper posture. This includes a chair with casters and a five-point base; a seat pan with dense, small-cell foam padding or coils; a backrest that is either curved or small enough to fit the small of the back; soft armrests with an adjustable height and width; a hydraulic seat heat adjustment feature; and a tilt adjustment to transfer some body weight to the chair’s backrest
This revolutionary new office chair is designed to accommodate a variety of natural body positions and sizes, all while supporting and protecting the back and neck. Gesture uses exclusive LiveBack technology that automatically adjusts to your body, mimicking the natural movement of your spine and neck
The arm rests on the chair have been especially designed to allow for a variety of postures. One of the problems with many office chairs is that they simply don’t offer much freedom of movement. However, the human body naturally changes positions on a regular basis to keep comfortable. By placing the arm rests further back, it accommodates this natural restlessness, offering you more positions where you can be supported. The arms can also swivel with 360 degrees of motion, literally supporting your arms in any possible position.
Not only can you adjust the height of the chair, you can adjust the tension it offers your back