Correct seating posture is an essential ingredient to preventing spinal injury and fatigue.

The basic features of a good chair are:

  • Height Adjustable
  • Pelvic Tilt on Seat
  • Lumbar Support
How to use the seat and it’s features properly:


  • Adjust the height of your chair such that your knees are level or just below hip height and that your feet are flat on the floor.
  • If your seat has a pelvic tilt, this should be set to a slight forward incline to promote a natural inward lower back curve.
  • Move the lumbar support so that it fits snuggly into the curve of your lower back. This will help to prevent lumbar strain and helps to maintain a straight spine and neck whilst seated.
  • Avoid Crossing Legs when sitting on the chair- Never sit with your legs crossed! Crossing at the ankles is a preferable alternative.

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