Published on April 6, 2016
You can improve your comfort while sitting with the ObusForme Lowback Backrest Support. Unlike ordinary “L”-shaped chairs, the “S”-shape of the Obus Forme Backrest Supports mold your spine into a more anatomically correct position. Transforming ordinary chairs into ergonomically correct seating, the backrest support helps to enhance overall posture through better spine alignment. Reducing strain and energy demand on muscles, and improving posture, this supportive device is able to relieve back and neck pain, shoulder tension and headaches, and ease the pain caused by spinal disc problems and sciatica by reducing spinal compression.
Paired with the ObusForme Seat, these two items together offer a complete and comfortable ergonomic sitting experience. Alone or with any ObusForme backrest, this uniquely designed cushion evenly distributes body weight and encourages proper alignment of the pelvis and thighs for extended sitting comfort, alleviating pressure points and assisting circulation. A versatile option, the ObusForme seat offers a removable front section which is easily unzipped to allow for use with narrow chairs and benches. Use together with the ObsForme Backrest Support and you have a full system of support able to travel when you do from home to car to office for relief anywhere.
Adding these supports to your life will undoubtedly bring relief to aching backs and legs, even neck and shoulders, but there is no substitute to the benefits of adding exercise to your day. Even during an average day in the office, taking advantage of quick exercises can offer gains to health, heart and lungs. Often possible during work or a lull in activity, these short, energy building routines increase weight loss and decrease risks for disease or worse. What most people don’t realize is that the effects of active intervals add up, even in short bursts of a few minutes at a time each time. The U.S. Surgeon General suggests at least 30 minutes of activity five days a week, so let’s start by parking a little farther away from the door, or maybe getting off the bus a stop early, in our daily commute, and go from there.
Once inside the office, use the stairs, walk to see a co worker rather than emailing or picking up the phone, and be sure to get out for lunch. But even in the confines of the office there are plenty of opportunities for a workout of any level, as described in this article from WebMD. You can do stretching techniques, strengthening exercises, even aerobics, all fit into those little one or two minute waits for the web page to load or for the copier to be free. When possible choose to move. Stand rather than sit, when reading or for example and walk rather than stand, when talking on the phone or thinking of ideas for the latest project. This is especially important when spending hours at a desk. You’ll not only give your heart and body the exercise they need, but relieve those back and neck muscles with a little change of pace and position.