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    Recommended office chair for herniated disc in neck?
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    stanwelks posted:
    I have pretty bad posture, and I have a herniated disc in my neck, and I work on a computer for long periods of time. I want to get a new chair and am considering the following:

    Freedom chair
    because it has a headrest, though the headrest only provides supports when you lean back
    http://humanscale.com/products/product_detail.cfm?group=FreedomTaskChairWithHeadrest

    Embody chair
    Because it provides so much flexibility
    http://www.hermanmiller.com/products/seating/performance-work-chairs/embody-chairs.html

    1. Does anyone have any thoughts on my two choices for my specific condition?
    2. Can anyone make any other recommendations?

    Thanks!
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    fionam523 responded:
    Have you tried a standing desk? I've tried various chairs and desk setups but found that standing has worked best for me and combined with my new LUMOback , it has helped me to improve my posture and reduce my lower back pain. I'm also more alert and more productive! I think that one of those adjustable desks is ideal, but I just have a tall desk and then a high chair to sit in when I need a break from standing.

    Good luck!


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