Is Your Back Saying “It’s Time For A New Chair”?
Working from home has become the new normal in the post-Covid-19 era. While some companies are pushing heavily for returning to the office, current data seems to show they are having little success. The consulting firm McKinsey estimates that almost a full quarter of the American workforce can adopt a work from home, or partial work from home model, permanently moving forward with no loss to productivity. The rise in work from home has made employees happier and given them more valuable time with their families, however, it may also be leading to a rise in back pain.
Most employees do not have an ergonomic home office setup, that they’ve likely become used to in the office. Ergonomic assessments from a qualified professional can be extremely expensive, but finding an ergonomic office chair doesn’t have to be.
Ergonomic Desk Chairs
Desk chairs come in a few different models, “office”, and “gaming”. There isn’t much difference ergonomically, gaming chairs usually come in more vibrant colors, and patterns. Red gaming chairs are more fun to work with than the standard black leather office chairs. Most chairs contain built in lumbar and cervical support, some offer padded add-ons for additional support when needed. The goal is to maintain the natural curve of the spine, and prevent all of your weight from resting entirely on the lumbar region.
BodyBilt offers customizable chairs, including the signature red gaming chair, and offers BNPL options with Affirm. Shop now and your back will thank you later!