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How can a desk chair prevent back pain?Tips for purchases

More than three-quarters of Belgians have to contend with back pain at some time in their lives. To put it plainly, some figures regarding absenteeism due to back pain are alarming. For example, over 10% of the periods of absenteeism of one month or more at companies are directly due to back complaints.

While the causes of back pain can naturally be varied, in many cases bad seating posture during working hours makes a contribution. That means that every self-respecting company can hardly overstate the importance of good desk chairs. Preventing back pain will namely save the company a considerable amount of money, thanks to the reduced absenteeism caused by back complaints.

In many cases, back complaints are the result of narrowing of or damage to the inter-vertebral cartilage discs, which is often caused by long-lasting poor posture during working hours. The rehabilitation process for back complaints can be long and laborious, with the added chance that these complaints will crop up again after a while. All the more reason to pay 100% attention to choosing the correct desk chairs. A good chair can reduce sudden movements, which will limit damage to inter-vertebral cartilage discs to a minimum. The correct adjustment of the desk chair is also a matter that deserves adequate attention. It must be adjusted in such a manner that the user can do his or her work in the best possible circumstances and thus be spared back complaints or back pain. This will make for a satisfied employer too, as the employer will not have to do without a valued employee for health reasons.

JM Bruneau has a wide range of desk chairs in its catalogue. Each of these models can guarantee that it protects the user against back pain. That is why there are both high and low chairs with permanent contact. The foam padding is very thick, with strong lateral support which guarantees perfect back posture. In this way, the chances of back pain are reduced to a minimum. The seats and backs of these chairs are fully upholstered in cloth. We would also like to mention that desk chairs have chromed bases and visitor’s chairs have epoxy lacquered bases. In both cases, the armrests are made of polypropylene.

JM Bruneau has a wide range of desk chairs in its catalogue. Each of these models can guarantee that it protects the user against back pain. That is why there are both high and low chairs with permanent contact. The foam padding is very thick, with strong lateral support which guarantees perfect back posture. In this way, the chances of back pain are reduced to a minimum. The seats and backs of these chairs are fully upholstered in cloth. We would also like to mention that desk chairs have chromed bases and visitor’s chairs have epoxy lacquered bases. In both cases, the armrests are made of polypropylene.