Eight hours a day is the time an average student or office staff sit at a desk. This puts immense strain on our bodies and can lead to health complications. It is extremely important to ensure you are using the correct chair and desk setup. Sitting with both feet flat on the ground, knees and hips aligned with little pressure behind the thighs for optimum posture support.
Proper support and improved comfort can be provided by using ergonomic chairs to help to reduce the strain on our bodies. These used to be seen as a more expensive luxurious item but these days they are a must for anyone who spends prolonged time using a desk for overall wellbeing.
We have listed below the main reasons you should ensure your workplace or education centre are providing the correct supportive chairs.
Here’s why you should upgrade the chairs in your workplace or educational institution as soon as possible:
1) Eases Back Ache & Pain
A backrest is one of the main features of an ergonomic chair which is specifically designed to support the natural curve of the spine and tall enough to support the entire back. These chairs have been proven to reduce absence in the workplace as back pain is one of the main reasons for absenteeism in the UK.
2) Supports Posture