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Stuart, FL 34994
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910 North US Highway 1
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
561-626-6100
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2324 N. Military Trail
W.Palm Beach, FL 33409
561-684-3225
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999 N. Federal Hwy.
Boca Raton, FL 33432
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4711 N. State Road 7
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319
954-731-8830
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3740 N. Federal Hwy.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308
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1025 S. Federal Hwy.
Dania Beach, FL 33004
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13630 Pines Blvd.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
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15485 Tamiami Trail N.
Naples, FL 34110
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4580 S. Cleveland Ave.
Ft. Myers, FL 33907
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4200 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
941-624-3377
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5301 Clark Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
941-923-4200
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1024 FL-436
Casselberry, FL 32707
407-618-8000
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7760 Gate Pkwy
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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4260 West New Haven Avenue
West Melbourne, FL 32904
321-872-2377
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7501 S.W. 100th Street
Pinecrest, FL 33156
305-668-8400
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12105 West Colonial Drive
Winter Garden, FL 34787
407-478-2237
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Office Chair Buying Guide: Find the Perfect Office Chair for You

If you're one of the millions of workers spending an extended period of time at a desk, the quality and support of your office chair is crucial to your health and work productivity. Sitting in an ergonomically optimized office chair can decrease fatigue, alleviate back and neck pain, and increase your overall productivity. With so many options out there, finding the right office chair for you can be a challenge. This guide will help you find an office chair that fits your body, your work habits and your lifestyle.

Office Chair

Choosing the Right Base for your Work Environment

When considering different base options, it's important to think about your working environment. The type of surface you're working on and the kind of movements you make while you work are all factors that go into the type of base you need. The base of your future office chair should provide two things:

Stability & Movement

Carpet Casters

Hard Casters

Larger wheels made from hard plastic. May scratch hardwood floors.

Carpet Approved
Hardwood Floor Casters

Soft Casters

Smaller wheels made of rubber for traction. May get caught on carpet.

Hardwood Floors Approved
Braking Casters

Braking Casters

Wheels that brake when you are not sitting to prevent rolling.

Uneven Approved
Glides

Glides

Small gliding discs on each pedestal. May scratch hardwood floors.

Shag Approved

Finding the Best Seat for your Body

As mentioned in the previous section, the type of base you choose depends on your work environment. The type of seat, on the other hand, is dependent on your body. To find an office chair that fits your body explicitly, look for these adjustable seat features.

Seat Height

Seat Height -

  • With feet planted flat on the floor:
  • •Knees should be at a 90° angle.
  • •Thighs should be parallel with the floor.
  • If you're sitting too low:
  • •Your hips will be lower than your knees which causes your body to shift back and put pressure on your lower back.
  • If you're sitting too high:
  • •You'll put unneeded pressure on your knees and cause poor circulation.
Seat Depth

Seat Depth -

  • •An adjustable seat depth is best, it will let you move the seat forward and backward to fit your leg length.
  • •If your seat is too long, you will be forced forward and lose support from the backrest, which causes strain on your legs and back.
  • •A good rule of thumb is while seated, allow for 3-4 fingers distance between the back of your knees and the front of the seat.
Seat Width

Seat Width -

  • •The seat should be wide enough to allow 1" unused of space on each side of your thighs.
  • •If your seat is too narrow it will be difficult to stand, sit and adjust and cause poor circulation.
  • •If your seat is too wide it will result in uneven weight distribution and may not provide sufficient support.A wide seat causes unveven weight distribution and be unsupportive.
Waterfall Seat

Seat Shape -

  • •Contouring allows for even weight distribution and provides comfort
  • •Non-contoured seats causes compression of your thighs and poor circulation.
  • •Waterfall seat fronts (downward curving) will prevent the edge of the seat from coming in contact with the back of your knees, cutting off circulation.
  • •The rear of the seat should provide support all the way to the backrest.

Choosing Back Features

Lower back pain and other back related conditions are some of the most common issues office workers experience. An office chair that offers suffiecient lumbar support and the ability to recline will relieve many of these pains.

Lumbar Support - Your lumbar is the lower part of your spine that naturally curves inward. Insufficient back support can lead to poor circulation and life-long back issues.

Lumbar supporting features to look for:

Adjustable Back Height

Adjustable Back Height - Raise and lower the backrest to align with your lumbar and provide lumbar support.

Posture Lock

Posture Lock - Adjust the angle of the backrest independently of the seat and lock in a comfortable position.

Asychronous Control

Asychronous Control - Allows you to tilt the seat and backrest backward or forward at the same angle and lock in that position.

Multi-Task Control

Multi-Task Control - Allows you to tilt the seat and backrest at different angles and lock in that position.

Reclinability - Reclining allows you to periodically relieve pressure on your lower back as well as adjust your position for different activites. For most people, the best angle to recline to is about 120°.

Reclining features to look for:

Tilt

Tilt - The seat and backrest recline at the same angle. Tilting back periodically provides back and hip relief.

Tilt Tension

Tilt Tension - Knob that controls the ease of reclining. Too little tension can result in feeling loss of control and cause distraction.

Tilt Lock

Tilt Lock - Chair will lock in desired position. This allows you to lock in an upright position for typing.

Knee Tilt

Knee Tilt - Tilting point is located on the front of the chair allowing you to keep feet flat while reclining.

Mid Range Knee Tilt

Mid-Range Knee Tilt - Tilting point is between center and front of chair allowing to you position yourself in a more relaxed angle.

Dual Action Tilt

Dual-Action Tilt - The seat pan and backrest tilt is adjusted independently.

Armrests or No Armrests?

Armrests may not be necessary on your future office chair, depending on your work habits. They should only be used while taking a break from your computer or while reading phyical material. If you decide you need armrests consider these features:

  • •Armrests that are height adjustable so you can move them down when not in use.
  • •Armrests that can swivel to the side so you can move them aside when not in use.
  • •Armrests that are comfortably padded so you can really relax while taking a break from your work!
Armrests

Choosing the Best Material

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Mesh

  • Pros:
  • ✔ Supportive
  • ✔ Breathable
  • ✔ Most Durable
  • Cons:
  • ✖ No Cushion
  • ✖ Jewelry May Get Caught
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Fabric

  • Pros:
  • ✔ Cushioned
  • ✔ More Options
  • ✔ Softer Material
  • Cons:
  • ✖ Easier to Stain
  • ✖ Less Durable
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Leather

  • Pros:
  • ✔ Fashionable
  • ✔ Softer Material
  • ✔ Durable
  • Cons:
  • ✖ Prone to Wear
  • ✖ Holds Heat
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