Posture and well being
The maneuver of sitting plays a very crucial role in how much stress it gives to our bodies. The posture of the spine is perfectly aligned is healthy, as it endorses significant all in all alleviation, with better concentration and longevity during work overtime especially in a particular sitting position. The posture impacts the well-being of a human body as it targets the vertebrae, pelvis, sacrum, ischial tuberosities, intervertebral discs, muscles, ligaments, skin, and tissues. It is extremely salient to have a comfortable chair while working. It boasts comfort, improves one’s productivity, improves posture while eliminating back pain, better employee engagement, reduces workplace injuries, etc. According to health, to reduce pain in the back, it is important to invest in a congenial office chair.
- Ergonomic Chair: Ergonomic chair is essential for the improvement of one’s posture as it helps in minimizing back pain and helps to improve productivity. There is a huge difference when it comes to traditional chairs and this type of chair. An ergonomic office chair is mostly used in offices as one spends more than 8 hours a day just sitting at a particular sitting position. The ergonomic chair focuses on comfort and has its adjustable attributes. Some of the reasons why people at work prefer this type of chair are- it enhances productivity, reduces pain, reduces hips pressure, is adjustable, increases blood circulation, fewer worker compensation claims, designed for all users, optimum safety, long term use, etc.
- Standing desk and adjustable standing desk: Standing desks have numerous benefits and office workers around the world are advised to move around and take breaks from sitting as sitting for a long period has many negative health effects. The end goal is to reduce the amount of time one spends just sitting. Some of the benefits of an adjustable standing desk include less obesity risk, reduced cancer risk, longer life, better posture, etc. It also focuses on reducing eye strain as it keeps one from bending over and it will improve one’s core strength as well. Standing desks are considered a healthier substitute to sitting on a chair all day long. There are standing desk frames available which can be used to adjust the standing desk according to one’s comfort.
- DIY standing desks: Standing desk can be expensive, but can be built on your own. The dresser which has a relative height to one’s height can work pretty well as a standing desk, one can also get a tall fixed desk with a drafting chair as whenever one wants to sit, they can do that as well. An existing chair can also be raised by adding something below the legs of the table, this is cost-effective as well as easy to do at home. The main reason one tries to make their won is to save money. By DIY, one can personalize it according to the need.
In conclusion, having a comfortable sitting or standing position is fundamental, as one would then find themselves being really productive and focused as there is no such distraction. By having a healthy posture, one is free from back muscle- ligaments tension, and one will no longer have the need to agonize about their back. By investing in a secure ergonomic chair one can simply upgrade their work environment. With a standard chair, one would be more productive, focused and will hardly miss any deadlines. The workspace for an employee must always be well-designed, safe and comfortable and not lead one to be low efficient and have large medical bills due to back pain, joint pain, headaches, etc.
“A good stance and posture reflect a proper state of mind.”
- Morihei Ueshiba