Maintaining Back Support in an Office Chair

Maintaining Back Support in an Office Chair

When sitting in an office chair, a good lumbar back support should be flush against the small of the back. Many portable lumbar back supports are shaped specifically so that one end should be positioned up and the other down. When placed correctly, a lumbar back support should provide the following benefits:

  • Ears, shoulders, and pelvis (hips) are kept in alignment
  • Natural inward curvature of the lower spine is maintained

It is important that the back be flush, because this is what provides the support for the lower back. Overall, the lumbar back support should keep the spine in a very natural position. It should not overly accentuate the inward curve, nor should it feel unsupported.

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