Re: ergonomic chairs

Subject: Re: ergonomic chairs
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- FS -dot- COM -dot- AU>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 1995 16:23:01 +0800

> scot -at- HCI -dot- COM -dot- AU said:
> The problem with those chairs is they take the strain off your lower back
> ... and put it all on your knees, which aren't designed for it either.
> Well, that's my physiotherapist told me, she said a properly designed
> chair used correctly is much better.

Right on. Posture seems to be the most important factor, at least for
avoiding back problems. If you train yourself to sit properly, you can
avoid the "maybe a more expensive chair will fix it" merry-go-round.


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