Thursday, April 9, 2015
Here's How The Wrong Office Chair Will Affect Your Work Day...
1.) Cause Fatigue
Using an office chair that doesn't adjust effectively will cause you to reach higher levels of fatigue quicker when working. A good ergonomic chair will adjust in a variety of key ways that allow users to minimize body movements and maximize efficiency. A poor quality chair with limited ergonomic features won't be providing you many benefits at all. In fact, it will be contributing to a drop in performance that should be avoided at all costs. Avoid fatigue and stress in the workplace by selecting a new office chair to that's equipped with the features needed to work at peak performance levels.
2.) Reduce Functionality
It's important to be as versatile and functional as possible in the workplace. That being said, operating in the wrong office chair for your body won't help you achieve either. Office chairs with fixed backs, arms, and bases are far from effective in intensive use work environments. If you're sitting for long periods of time, it's absolutely essential to provide yourself with a chair that's ready for the demands of a long work day. Functional office chairs from brands like Global Total Office, Eurotech Seating, and the Cherryman Industries iDesk collection should be highly considered for your personal seating needs.
3.) Affect Office Appeal
Your chair is a main focal point of your workspace. A stylish chair will do wonders for your decor, while a lack luster office chair will not. Having a good looking office chair sitting behind your desk will earn your workspace the compliments it deserves. This year, trending options like the iOO Ergonomic Executive Chair by Eurotech Seating and the Layover from Ergo Contract Furniture are ready to help you give your office interiors the style boost they deserve. Don't settle for a boring, non adjustable task chair that drags down the appeal of your space. The right office chair isn't hard to find!
4.) Cause Back Pain
Back pain is a productivity killer in the workplace. If you're constantly fidgeting in your office chair do to upper and lower back pain, you're not alone. In most cases, office back pain is caused by sitting for long periods of time in an uncomfortable chair with little support. When sitting, you'll want to keep your back in constant contact with the chair at all times. If the angle of your chair back doesn't adjust, you're in the wrong chair! If you're hunching over your keyboard to type and operate at your desk, your gaining little ergonomic value from your chair. Consider upgrading to a chair with a syncro-tilt mechanism designed to move with your body.
5.) Create Health Problems
Operating the wrong office chair can actually cause you severe health problems. A non ergonomic chair with few adjustment features will reduce blood flow and certainly contribute to back pain. Common problems like knee pain, wrist pain, and neck stiffness can also be directly related to using the wrong office chair. So how do you know which office chair is right for you? You test them! Visit a local showroom, or several! Test out multiple chairs with various features to determine which functions are most beneficial to you. Check out reviews online as well. They can be very helpful. In the long run, the right office chair for you, may not be the right office chair for someone else. That's why it's so important to test out ergonomically correct office chairs with various back heights, arm features, height adjustments, and mechanisms to find out what chair will best accommodate your body type.
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