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Is your office chair ‘killing’ you?

Ahh, this chair is killing my back!

If you’re like most office workers, you’ve uttered this phrase a time or two – particularly after long hours sitting in your chair, hunkered down over a report for the boss.

Prevent long-term health problems. Office chair ergonomics

Doesn’t it make sense then, to have your office chair as comfortable as possible? Sitting in a properly adjusted chair can help prevent long-term health problems, too.

Here are 5 potential areas that can signal pain and discomfort associated with sitting on a chair that’s poorly adjusted for you and suggestions for improving office chair ergonomics:

Office chair ergonomics infographic


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