If you work at a desk for most of the day, it is important to select a chair that is comfortable and can be adjusted to fit your body. Whether you work in a cubicle or have an executive desk, it is important that your chair can be ergonomically adjusted. Here are five benefits to having an adjustable chair to sit in while you’re working.
Provides More Support
Even if you have a chair that has good back support, having one with ergonomic adjustments can provide better support for your body. Since most ergonomic chairs have multiple adjustments, you can make sure the seat is at the correct height to prevent strain on the legs or knees. You can adjust it to better support the lumbar region of your back and, with the arm adjustments, your arms will be supported properly to prevent issues such as fatigue or carpal tunnel when keyboarding.
By being able to adjust a chair to your body, you won’t feel as tired and you will have less pain than you would by sitting in a non-adjustable chair all day. By not being fatigued, you will be able to get more work done, so your productivity will improve. Most of the chairs manufactured today, including the leather office chair from OS Office Interiors, have some adjustments to prevent fatigue and pain when you have to sit and work at your desk all day.
Provides Proper Circulation
Sitting in the wrong chair can inhibit circulation in your legs, which can lead to leg cramps and other more serious problems, such as deep-vein thrombosis. However, if you are sitting in an ergonomic chair, you can adjust it so you are sitting at the right height to prevent problems with circulation. When adjusting a chair, your legs should always be at a 90-degree angle when you’re seated, so it is important that your chair adjusts both in height and in seat angle.
By being able to adjust a chair to fit your body, you will be much more comfortable throughout the day then you would in a stationary chair. You can adjust the height, seat tilt, arm height and back of the chair to your body to make yourself more comfortable throughout the day. If you are more comfortable, you are able to concentrate and get more work done than if you are suffering from back or body aches due to an uncomfortable chair.
If you provide all of your employees with ergonomic chairs, you will have fewer people calling out due to problems associated with their back or legs. In addition, adjustable chairs can help prevent other problems such as body fatigue and carpal tunnel syndrome because chair adjustments will help properly align your employees’ bodies so there is less strain and employees will have fewer muscle or circulation problems.
Even though they are more expensive, ergonomic chairs can save money for your company by making employees feel better.