“If you’re like many people, your job most likely requires you to be seated at a desk for hours at a time. However, days spent primarily sedentary can put workers at risk of chronic back pain, muscle disorders and injuries, which can often be long-term. What’s more, these issues can impact your productivity at work and can absolutely lessen your mood.
What Can Cause Poor Posture?
Regardless of how much you exercise, sitting for extended periods of time is a key cause of poor posture. Here are some of the common traits of people with musculoskeletal symptoms, which can cause posture issues:
Slouching in your seat
Poor workstation set-up
Lack of movement throughout the day
How To Improve Your Posture
To prevent chronic health issues, there are several things that you can do to help improve your posture. Practising healthy workplace habits, investing in an ergonomic chair, and sitting properly, to mention a few.
In our recent article, we outline our top 3 picks for office chairs which will help improve your posture, whether working from home or in the office. Read on to discover which we would recommend.
The Best Office Chairs To Improve Your Posture
1. Torasen Orthopaedica Mid Back Swivel Chair
The Torasen Orthopaedica Mid Back Swivel Chair is the perfect adjustable option if you experience any kind of back pain whilst working. Manufactured in the UK, this office chair has a synchronised mechanism with specialised tension control, making it an ideal active sit. The seat depth is also adjustable and complete with inflatable lumbar support, this chair caters for anybody looking to improve their seating posture. Hurry though, as due to popular demand this chair can fall out of stock quickly!
2. Orangebox JOY-OH Occupational Health Chair
The Orangebox JOY-OH Occupational Health Chair comes complete with many ergonomic extra adjustments to help people with back problems. This office chair offers a tailored solution for people looking for some extra back comfort options. The Orangebox JOY-OH comes with integral lumbar support, as well as an independent forward tilt which can be engaged or disengaged as required. The dual contour sliding seat enables a more natural upright sitting position which is ideal for those that are sitting for long periods. This chair is also customisable, so you can tailor it to suit your own unique taste.
3. Techo Sidiz T50 Mesh Office Chair no Lumbar
The Techo Sidiz T50 Mesh Office Chair no Lumbar will adjust to your size, shape and weight, helping to prevent musculoskeletal problems that can arise from a static sitting position. The curved backrest with the mesh infill aids essential airflow, to keep you cool during warmer periods. The chair also comes complete with full synchro movements, meaning that the chair adjusts itself to natural body movements and changes, making it ideal for posture improvement.
Are you looking to improve your posture whilst working? Take a look at our wide range of ergonomic office chairs today.