There are millions of people up and down the country who work in offices and spend their entire days staring at a computer screen or sitting on the phone. Spending such a long time at the desk can be taxing on the body, in spite not doing very much physically, it is this inactivity which can actually cause some problems on the body. It is vital therefore, that if you are spending so much time sat at a desk, that you have an office chair that is not only functional but practical.
For far too long, companies have used office chairs that serve solely as somewhere to sit and not chairs that help the body or the comfort of the person sitting at it, today we’re going to take a look at why having a good office chair is crucial to your comfort, your health and your happiness.
Dealing With Discomfort
Being uncomfortable at work, when you are required to spend so much time sitting down can genuinely have an effect on your performance. This is as a result of becoming stressed far easier and high levels of discomfort also affect your mood, the last thing you need when you are trying to do your job is to be uncomfortable. Finding a strong, comfortable and supportive office chair can make you more effective in your job and put you in a better mood so that you can spend your day focusing on your job and not your comfort levels.
Sitting in a chair for hours every day that does not give your body the required support can have numerous negative health impacts. Many who sit at uncomfortable chairs each day will tell you that a sore neck and back is a regular daily occurrence as a result of their chair. This is not just a temporary problem and indeed, office workers who have done the job for years can see great problems later in life with joints and muscles as a result of not having a chair that is supportive enough. Avoiding health issues can be done simply by upgrading to an office chair that is comfortable and helps your posture.
Office chairs can give off a strong air of importance if chosen carefully, there is a direct correlation between the type of chair that you are sitting on and how others perceive you as a result of it. If you want to command that little bit more respect in the office then having one of the right executive office chairs could be key. If a chair makes you slouch in order to find comfort that you look far less commanding and in charge, a chair that gives you good posture and position will help you to appear in charge and in control.
A recent survey was carried out amongst office workers to highlight the importance of what a good office chair means to them, we’ve placed the results below so that you can see what exactly office workers are looking for in a good office chair.
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