There are two types of office workers – one that spend their days on their feet and one that sit at a desk. The latter is usually the envy of the former who consider them lucky. But little do they know what we go through, because having a chair can be a curse… if you don’t choose wisely. If you are a “lucky” one, but still you come home with maladies such as back or leg pain, cramps and even carpal tunnel syndrome, then you don’t feel quite as lucky as you would if you had the right chair.
So what’s the best kneeling chair that money can buy?
Studies have show that an ergonomic kneeling chair reduces sick days off work, boosts productivity and reduces unnecessary breaks. On the other hand not all ergonomic chairs are built alike. A good kneeling chair should come with desirable features such as adjustability, total comfort while performing repetitive tasks, styling, good quality upholstery, large cushioned seats, and locking adjustments for the seat position.
The best kneeling chair models have what is called “PostureFit technology” and an ergonomic mesh. By supporting the pelvis and base of the spine the best kneeling chair allows a person sustain a forward position without any adverse effect on the back. The chair needs to adapt to fit people of all sizes and postures ensuring complete comfort throughout the entire work day.
Knowing these facts, imagine that your office manager just bought the best kneeling chair that money can buy… and coming Monday you walk in and dream of spending a great day in the office for the rest of the week. What model would do that for you?
There’s the Kneelsit kneeling chair, which is an adjustable kneeling chair ideal for people in the height range of 5 feet to nearly 7 feet tall. It offers adjustable back support, and can seat most users confortably. While not very attractive to look at, for a $550 pricetag, it is one of the most comfortable kneeling chairs available.
The Office Star model has a solid, foamy kneeling pad. You can position it to fit your back and posture, even if the frame is wooden (mahogany or espresso). It’s rather cheaper than others, but that’s because there are some limitations too.
A Jobri kneeling chair comes in standard and deluxe models, the latter with pneumatic gas lift, and other adjustments. The frame is steel, and height can be altered through a support on the rear, from 21 to 28.5 inches. These kneeling chairs are can bear upto 280 lbs in weight.
A Varier Variable Balance kneeling chair gives a user even greater flexibility than other models, and even comes with a backrest. The natural wooden frame allows for easier portability.
While these different models do make it harder to pick one over the other, the options available will help you pick the ideal model for your unique needs. Hopefully, your investment in the best kneeling chair money can buy will pay you back many times over by way of enhanced productivity at work and increased comfort and freedom from aches and pains.