What does ergonomic chair mean?
An ergonomic chair is a chair that is able to best support a human body in an ideal sitting position. Ergonomic chairs are therefore fully adjustable in order to accommodate different body types and heights.
How do I choose an ergonomic chair?
Choosing an ergonomic chair can be complicated. Consider these factors when choosing your ergonomic chair:
- Adjustable parts, including height, armrests and seat depth
- Lumbar support
- Chair material and breathability
- Your personal comfort while sitting
Take a look at our ergonomic chair guide and get advice on how to pick the best ergonomic chair for you.
What is the best ergonomic office chair for sitting at a computer all day?
The best ergonomic office chair for sitting at a computer all day will have these features:
- Fully adjustable
- Allow adjustable chair tilt and seat depth
- Lumbar support
- Made of breathable material
- Have castor wheels
See our Ergonomic Office Chair guide for more details.
Are expensive ergonomic chairs worth it?
An ergonomic chair is worth it when you consider the number of hours you will be spending in the chair, at work or at gaming. Expensive ergonomic chairs are built to last years and purchasing an ergonomic chair will help avoid future health issues such as neck strain and back pain.
Do ergonomic chairs really work?
Yes, ergonomic chairs really work. They promote a healthy sitting position that can improve back pain, reducing body strain from improper posture. See our article on how ergonomic chairs can reduce back pain for more information.
What are the benefits of ergonomic chairs?
Here are the health benefits of ergonomic chairs:
- Improves back pain
- Reduces neck strain issues
- Encourages correct posture and sitting position
- Increases productivity
- Provides lumbar support
- Allows customised support for your specific body type as it is fully adjustable