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If you’ve followed me for a while now, you will know how much I love all things that have to do with comfort and ergonomics.
This stems from my experience with neck and back aches, the result of sitting for long hours.
This experience led me to research into how to improve my sitting experience and by so doing, reduce the aches and pain.
Thankfully I succeeded and I will be sharing some of my best products for cushioning any seat, be it in the office or in the car.
Hopefully, you will find one or two that will help you also improve your sitting experience.
Let’s get down to it.
7 Best Seat Cushions for Men & Women
Here are the details of the seven products that I have shortlisted for you.
There are three major things (aside from the great review) that attracted me to this chair cushion.
The first thing is the fact that it was described as anti-hemorrhoid.
If you know anything about hemorrhoid or have ever experienced it, then you will know that any product that can offer comfort for it is something worth checking out.
The second thing of interest is that it was designed to be used either on your regular chair or on your car seat.
The third thing that caught my interest is the massage or orthopedic effect it offers.
Now let’s take a closer look at the specifics.
For one, it is a common design that has proven to be effective in providing a number of benefits which include increased comfort and reduced lower back pains among other things.
More so, with 4.7 star rating from over 150 reviews, we can safely assume that it is well made.
This is one memory foam seat cushion for cars, office chairs, wheel chairs and practically any kind of chair.
It is adjustable, allowing you to lock it unto the kind of chair you want to use it on at any time.
It also features an anti-skid side that reduces the risk of it sliding off the chair.
Let’s look at a breakdown of its features.
- Versatile design
- Made of 100% polyester and memory foam
- Non-slip material
- Elastic belt for adjustability
- Breathable material
- 17.7 x 18.5 x 2.7 inches in dimension
Do you want to know what I found intriguing about this seat cushion for office chairs?
Here’s the thing, it has a U shape, which in itself does not look like much.
However, you are sure to be as intrigued as I was when you learn of the idea behind that design.
When it is to be used by a man, the U design should face forward.
When however it is to be used by a woman, the U design should face backward.
Now, do I fully understand the underlying mystery?
No I don’t, I just find it curious and interesting.
It also made my list because it has a 5 star rating even if from just a few reviews.
Here’s more on other features that it offers.
- Unique unisex design
- Takes 5 seconds to rebound to original shape
- Made with faux fur and memory foam
- Has a removable cover for easy washing
- Measures 17.7 x 13.7 x 2.7 inches
When I first saw this, I said to myself “hey, here’s something that is going to freeze my behind as I sit at work”.
Well, thankfully, that’s not exactly what this does as it will be terrible having such a seat pad in winter.
This gel seat cushion uses a gel material of medical grade to provide a soft but resilient surface for your seat.
This ensures increased comfort which in turn reduces the pressure on your hips as well as tailbone.
By implication, the risk of lower back aches is reduced.
This gel material is inserted into a black, non-slip cover case.
This is how it is then placed on the seat requiring the cushion.
Here is a breakdown of its features.
- 16 x 13 inches in size
- Ideal for both male and female users
- Made with gel and memory cotton
- Lightweight – 2.1 pounds
- Returns to original shape even after hours of use
Whenever you see a product described as a “travel” this or that, the implication is usually that it is portable enough for you to travel with.
This particular feature is what first attracted me to this butt pillow; if I may call it that.
Other than that, this product, which can also function as an orthopedic seat cushion, has been designed to match the contours of the human buttocks and inner thighs to efficiently absorb the weight, spreading it effectively across the seat.
This ensures a more comfortable sitting experience devoid of aches, stiffness and other discomforts usually associated with extended seating.
With a 4.8 star rating from almost 500 reviews, there was no way I was going to let this one go.
Check out its features with me.
- Weighs 1.1 pounds
- Dimension – 17.7 x 13.7 x 2.7 inches
- Made from memory foam and short plush
- 50D density
- Available in black, blue, grey, coffee and purple
- Durable inner material and breathable outer cover
As at the time of writing this review, this product had been reviewed by 37 users and had a 4.9 star rating.
That’s a good place to start so I took a deeper peek into what it offers.
Well, if you think your buttocks are flat and you wish it was better shaped, I have some good news for you.
Aside from all the benefits that this butt pillow offers, it promises to leave you with a better shaped butt after a period of continuous use.
If you are not interesting in shaping your butt (who wouldn’t be interested?), then you can enjoy the other many features it offers.
Let’s take a look at some of these other features.
- Designed for male and female use
- Dimension – 17.7 x 13.7 x 2.7 inches
- Weighs 1.1 pounds
- Made with 100% memory foam
- 5 second rebound time
- Breathable, removable velvet cover
- Mesh lining
If you are looking for a seat cushion for lower back pain and other discomforts associated with extended sitting, then you may want to take a close look at this product.
While it may not have a lot of reviews, the few that it has give it excellent ratings.
However, the main reason I added it to this list is because if offers something similar to a product I previously mentioned – the cool gel.
You actually have the option of choosing the gel or foam cushion.
I have now come to understand that among other things, this cools gel actually keeps your butt cool.
Sitting generates heat, especially on those really hot summer days.
What this gel does is to absorb and dissipate the heat, keeping your behind cool.
Here’s more of what it offers.
- Made of memory foam and gel film
- Dimension – 18.11 x 14.16 x 2.7
- Offered in black, grey, blue and pink colors
- Unisex design
- Ergonomic learn design that molds to your shape
- Durable and breathable material
My Overall Best
Picking one product after looking at several products that offer practically the same features is not the easiest of tasks.
Having said that, I will tell you which of the 7 products above is my overall best.
It was really a tough choice but I finally went with the Comfort Memory Gel Foam Cushion because it offered much of the same features as the others but added the cooling effect.
That tipped it for me.