kneeling chair


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kneeling chair

An ergonomically designed chair in which most of the body weight is supported on the buttocks, but some of it is borne on the knees and shins. It creates a greater angle between the thigh and torso than a regular sitting chair to more closely approximate standing and promote maintenance of the lumbar lordosis. It is designed to alleviate or prevent low back pain.
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Scan Home and Scan Office, also managed by Giampaoli, have many types of chairs available for purchase, some of which include the saddle chair, a kneeling chair equipped with casters (far more comfortable than the old static version), and the Swopper, a big barstool seat on a spring.
The Pantonic Whale Top chair; An ergonomic keyboard; The popular kneeling chair
Other deals are available for some of the shelving units, kneeling chairs, and chest comfort pillows.
The business stocks everything from chairs that encourage movement and support your back to kneeling chairs and "body responsive" chairs.
Indeed, with a structure that eliminates any back rest for lumbar support and forces the knees to bear the entire body's weight, for which they are not designed, there is substantial evidence that the kneeling chairs are more a danger than a decent alternative.