Why You Should Invest in a Good Office Chair

Will Barinas
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Benefits of Ergonomic Chairs

According to studies, the average person spends 90,000 hours in the workplace during their lifetime. Considering that you spend more time in the office than you do sleeping, sitting in a comfortable and ergonomic chair might help you stay productive, alert and healthy.

The spine was made to support the body and keep it upright and flexible, but that doesn’t mean that gravity isn’t constantly pulling it down. This constant downward pressure can prevent proper blood flow to the lower part of the body and may cause strain and eventual pain in the long run. To prevent gravity from pulling the back muscles and spine down, you may need the support of an ergonomic office chair that has got you covered.

Adapting a good office chair to suit your height, weight and mobility will ensure that the body is kept warm. This can prevent the muscles and joints from getting stiff and sore due to stiffness caused by compression or tension. You will enjoy increased flexibility and this will help you carry out your daily tasks more efficiently.

Adjustable chairs will help you keep your back aligned and your spine supported. This will ensure that your body is not made to bear the load of your entire body weight.

The Freedom Chair is the flagship product from Freedom Furniture Australia. Simply put, it’s the most innovative ergonomic office chair in the world.

The Freedom Chair is incredibly ergonomic and was invented by people who have very little knowledge and experience in ergonomics. Rather than add different features to create a more ergonomic chair, they decided to start from scratch and rethink how ergonomic can look. The chair has no complicated levers to adjust the chair and no complicated movement. Instead, it uses nine independently adjustable parts to create infinite possibilities for personal adjustment to individual needs. The armrest is height and angle adjustable, as well as depth adjustable. The seat is height and angle adjustable, as well as depth adjustable. The backrest can be tilted in any direction. And the backrest can be moved forward and backward. There is even an option to add a lumbar support and a headrest. All this can be done without having to unlock any mechanism or without relying on any complicated technology.

Features of Good Office Chairs

Most office chairs today have the ability to increase or decrease both height and tilt tension. Seat height is generally between 18 to 21 inches tall. 19 inches seems to be the most common setting. The seat on your chair should be able to adjust up or down by 1 inch increments to ensure you are able to find a position you are comfortable in.

The tilt tension system allows you to set the amount of force it takes to change the tilt of the chair. Most chairs set the tension to “firm” by default, but you will probably want to turn it to “more flexible” or “soft” to allow yourself to recline more easily.

The armrests on your office chair should also be adjustable. Armrests that are too high can make you slouch and put pressure on your back and shoulders. This can cause you to suffer from a stiff neck and upper back pain. Armrests that are set too low can also put pressure on your shoulders, and if the armrest is too wide, it can rest on your desk and make it difficult to type.

Most good quality office chairs have a five-star or six-star base that is both adjustable and solid to prevent rocking.


Any activity you do in the office gets automatically easy when you have proper work furniture. You do not have to compromise on the quality just because you want to save some money. You deserve to work in comfort and having an ergonomic office chair is one sure way to ensure that you do.

Consider investing in a good quality office chair if you want to work better and stay more productive. Even if you are short of funds, buying a standard office chair is better than buying the cheapest imaginable chair.

Before purchasing the office chair however, make sure that you have a clear idea of what you are looking for and you make the money stretch by buying the right item.Evaluate your requirements and buy accordingly. Once you have a high-quality office chair, you will not want to go back to the cheap and uncomfortable ones. Just like me.

Now you know how to find the perfect office chair. It’s very easy. All you have to do is to follow exactly what you have learned in this guide. Of course, you also have to consider your own situation and preference to make the right choice. It’s very easy but you have to be smart enough to make it work.

I hope this guide helps you pick the perfect office chair for your home or business office.

Thanks for reading!