Skip to content
Recommended office chair for herniated disc in neck?
avatar
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!
Reply
 
avatar
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!


Spotlight: Member Stories

Structural Integration Practitioner in Maine, specializing in neural and visceral mobilization.

Helpful Tips

spinal decompression
I had spinal fusion surgery too and the pain came back. I had 20 treatments of spinal decompression and am now pain free most days. Best ... More
Was this Helpful?
10 of 20 found this helpful