How To Choose The Right Office Chair If You Are Over 50?


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How To Choose The Right Office Chair If You Are Over 50. Do you get a bad back or neck from sitting down for long periods of time. Want to find out what office chairs are the best for you to get if you are over 50? Listed here are a number of different things you can do to improve back ache whilst working in an office environment.

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How To Choose The Right Office Chair If You Are Over 50?

  1. 1. Lifting Heavy Objects Wrongly
  2. 2. Your lower back should be supported to give you agood posture.You should be able to rest your feet flat on the floorwith your knees at right angles.Your arm rests should be adjustable so that you cansit comfortably in your chair.If these do not apply to your Office Chair, you mayneed to get a new Office Chair to support you more!
  3. 3. I have done a lot of research into the bestergonomic chair for a person over the age of 50,and found that a Task Ergonomic Chair is thebest type of chair for an older person with backpain.
  4. 4. Boss Office Chair Herman Miller SaylPledge Swivel Office ChairChair
  5. 5. Senator Task High BackOffice Chair Orangebox Ergonomic Occupational Health Chair
  6. 6. Everyone has different measurements andis a different size, so you should adjustyour chair to suit you every time you sit inthe chair.
  7. 7. The body is not designed to be sitting down forextended periods of time, and even having anergonomic chair will not ensure that you are painfree, unless it has been adjusted correctly.Procedure to adjust your chair correctly:1. Sit at your desk, squarely in front of your computer.2. Your elbows should be resting slightly above the desk,get in this position by adjusting the seat height.3. Your thighs should be at 90 degree angles, this maymean getting a footrest if your feet are not touching thefloor.4. Adjust the horizontal seat depth, until you are sittingfirmly against the back rest and have a small gapbetween the back of your legs and the seat pad.
  8. 8. Exercises at your desk:Lower Back Stretch: Sit tall and place the left arm behindleft hip. Gently twist to the left, using the right hand todeepen the stretch, holding for 20-30 seconds. Repeaton the other side.Hip Flexion: Sit tall with the abs in and lift the left foot offthe floor a few inches, knee bent. Hold for 2 seconds,lower and repeat for 16 reps. Repeat on the other side.Leg Extension: Sit tall with the abs in and extend the leftleg until its level with hip, squeezing the quadriceps.Hold for 2 seconds, lower and repeat for 16 reps. Repeaton the other side.Inner Thigh: Place towel, firm water bottle or an emptycoffee cup between the knees as you sit up tall with theabs in. Squeeze the bottle or cup, release halfway andsqueeze again, completing 16 reps of slow pulses.
  9. 9. Relieve your back and invest in anew Task Ergonomic Office Chairtoday!