Ergonomic Tips

How to Reupholster a Chair Seat Cushion (39 FAQs Answered)

Instead of throwing away the beautiful traditional seats just because its cover got a bit weary (and that happens to even top rated ergonomic seat cushions) to buy modern seats that will fit your contemporary interior, why not think of upholstering and reupholstering? Let’s first understand their meaning. Upholstering is the practice of providing your …

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10 Advice on How To Sit With Sciatica & Feel Better

The long periods of time behind your workstation may cause compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve roots in your lower spine, resulting in sciatica. When the pain extends to your foot or leg, you’re likely to feel a searing pain throughout the body. This sciatica pain is like burning heat that may adversely affect …

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7 Tips on How to Reduce Back Pain From Office Chair

Sitting in your affordable ergonomic chair for long hours can cause lower back pain or worsen your existing sciatica problem. That is because, sitting for long periods of time increases stress and tension in the arms, back, shoulders, knees, and legs. Pubmed associates this prolonged sitting with musculoskeletal dysfunction. And in worst-case scenarios, it may add pressure …

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How to Have a Healthy Office (Part 2 of 3): Layout and Furniture

In the first part of this series, we discussed the preconditions of an office, its environmental conditions. The second part we will present how the layout and furniture can impact staff’s physical and psychological well-being.   Layout and plan While recent trends, largely thanks to emergence of gig economy, has shifted toward working from home and “coffices”, still many companies …

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How to Have a Healthy Office (Part 1 of 3): Climate

Whether you are an officer in care of daily spreadsheets and answering phone calls, or a full-time computer program developer, chances are you spend 80 percent of working time seated. Sitting for long period of hours is associated with many health problems including but not limited to low back and neck pain, slouching body posture, …

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