I cannot afford an expensive ergonomic office chair
My back screams at me by noon every day, as I sit at my computer trying to stay focused on my top priorities for the day. My chiropractor visits have increased in frequency and my Physio keeps recommending a better office chair as well as her plethora of core...
What is the correct sitting posture
How to understand which chair is the best for posture correction? Most people are aware that the discomfort that they experience when sitting, especially for long hours, is the result of poor sitting posture.The challenge is to best understand what is the best chair...
Lumbar Support Office Chairs
Most people who suffer from back pain while sitting begin their search for a better office chair with lumbar support. There are many things to consider when beginning the search for a quality ergonomic office chair but it is most important to increase your body...
Back supportive chair
When we consider what an office chair should look like and from that what it is intended to achieve, we often think about a relatively flat seat, a tall back and arm rests. Obviously, our primary objective is to be comfortable and one of the major complaints about...
Is sitting on an ergonomic stool good for your back?
How should I sit to avoid lower back pain? According to ergonomics experts, one of the most important things you can do to avoid lower back pain is to use an ergonomic stool or an ergonomic chair. Ergonomic stools are specifically designed to help you obtain relief...
Comfortable chairs for people with coccyx pain
Why does my coccyx hurt when sitting? Many people suffer from coccyx pain when sitting in office chairs, and there can be several causes of this discomfort. The most common cause is sitting in a chair that does not provide adequate support for the lower back and...
The best chairs for scoliosis for people
What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that can range from mild to severe. It's most commonly seen in children and teenagers, but it can also occur in adults. It’s marked by a sideways curve in the spine — usually “S” or “C” shaped — and an...
The quest to understand back pain
As we continue the quest to understand back pain and more specifically the symptoms, it is critical to step back and clearly understand the causes of these symptoms. It is also very important that we don’t ignore the contribution of other body mechanics as well as...
Should you use a fitness chair for the office as a chair?
Exercising in your office doesn't have to be a chore. With the right fitness chairs, you can easily incorporate fitness into your workday and stay healthy while staying productive.You can use fitness chairs for a variety of exercises including strength training, yoga...
What ergonomic office chairs focus on lower back support?
What is Lower Back Pain and What Are the Causes of Lower Bad Pain? Lower back pain is a common complaint among many people and refers to the discomfort caused by strain or injury to the muscles, nerves, ligaments or discs in your lower back. Common causes of lower...
Back Pain while sitting
Back pain can range from simply distracting to completely debilitating and often it is difficult to understand the the symptoms but most important to understand the cause. Without knowing the cause, we can spend countless hours and lots of dollars searching for a...
Work smart chairs CoreChair – The best chair for WFH and office
What type of office chair is best for sitting all day? Finding the best work smart office chair can be a difficult task, especially if you spend all day in one. As the name suggests, a work smart office chair offers the opportunity to move and adjust your posture...
What makes an active sitting stool effective?
There remains some uncertainty about the distinction between an active sitting stool and an active sitting chair. Generally speaking a stool has a smaller sit surface and little to no back support. An active sitting stool such as the CorePerch by CoreChair Inc,...
Are sports office chairs good for office work?
As the human race is evolving day by day, so are the working patterns. The traditional ways of working have been taken over and replaced by modern office workstations. As an individual, you have to provide in terms of comfort for your convenience and satisfaction as...
Amazing benefits of a backless posture chair
Have you ever owned a lowback ergonomic chair before? While these chair designs appear to be Backless posture chairs, compared to traditional tall back chairs, they are becoming increasingly popular as people seek an alternative to chairs that provide too much...
What is a healthy chair, and when is it especially needed?
Looking at a chair and seeing that it includes features that are beneficial is a fair assessment. That doesn't mean the chairs are healthy, though - until you sit down and experience the chair for a prolonged period of time. When you do, your back and legs might not...
Guest Blog: Why Choose This Posture Correcting and Ergonomic Chair
With one out of four American adults spending more than eight hours a day sitting down, it’s no wonder a good amount of us suffer from poor posture, tight hips, and neck and back pain. In fact, 86% of Americans spend all day sitting at their job. That’s a lot of...
CoreChair – the best office chair for tailbone pain
How do I protect my tailbone from sitting? Sitting for long periods of time can put a great deal of strain on your tailbone, leading to pain and discomfort that can affect your ability to work or participate in other activities. To prevent tailbone pain while sitting,...
Buy the best office chair for mid-back pain the CoreChair
When speaking about office chairs, the term mid back usually refers to office chairs with a medium-height backrest. These office chairs are designed to provide support for the middle of the back, providing optimal comfort and ergonomics. Alternatively, we have to...
Should you consider using an office chair with no armrests?
What is an office chair with no armrest? The first question you should ask yourself, is why do office chairs have armrests in the first place. The most obvious answer is that they always have. Reflecting on the history of chairs back to the ancient times of thrones,...
How to Ace Your Mental Health While Working From Home
If you find yourself stressing out in your home office, we have some solutions for you. Let’s get started!
How to Make The Best Workstation From What You Have
CoreChair is unique among ergonomic office chairs. Traditional chairs encourage an open hip angle with a slightly reclined back to support the spine. This position is accommodated by a variety of different adjustments to allow a personal fit but often these...
Get Smarter With Movement (Really)!
I’m going to give you a quick anatomy lesson: neural tissue makes up the communication system of the body. Information travels from one part of the body to another via electrical impulses passed through neural tissue, which is how your brain gets the information that...
How Back Pain Links to Burnout
Back pain is a common inconvenience people face nowadays. In fact, almost 80% of adults experience some form of back pain. Given back pain’s prevalence, chances are high that it is an issue in your workplace as well. If that is the case, expect your employees’...
4 Ways Tech is Maximizing Health & Productivity at Home
We’ve all noticed how technology has changed our lives, and specifically, how it’s influenced the way that we do our jobs. What makes technology good or bad for us, though, depends entirely on how we use it. In a time where working remotely from home is becoming a...
Working From Home Is The New Normal
It’s hard to believe how much the world has changed in a few short weeks! Many businesses have had to adjust to the new normal of having employees work from home. This brings with it many challenges as some people may have to juggle childcare while still...
4 Ways to Make Your Workforce More Productive
One of the most important roles you have as a leader is finding new and engaging ways to increase the productivity of your workforce. For many, this is not the easiest of tasks to face. Employee opposition, lack of interest in the role, and/or managerial discretions...
Your Office Job is Aging You. Here’s What You Can Do.
Perhaps surprising to no one, your job is likely aging you. Read on to discover how it’s happening and what to do about it.
Office Furniture That Increases Employee Productivity
Employees are like the backbone of any business. The productivity of the business depends on the productivity of its employees. An increase in employee productivity helps employers stay ahead of their competitors. Businesses that fail to enhance the productivity of...
How To Prioritize Your Health
Why is it Important to Prioritize Your Health?In today’s technologically reliant world, it’s easy to find yourself practicing some unhealthy habits, such as having sedentary lifestyles, poor posture, digital eye strain and lack of exercise. The worst part about these...
How To Stop Slouching: Our Top 5 Tips (UPDATED)
In order to fight the dreadful slouch, you must pay attention to your posture! Find out our top tips to stop slouching and maintain a good posture!
Holiday Gifts For Every Type of Employee
It's that time of the year again! The holiday season is upon us, and there's no better time to start searching for the perfect gift for your employees or coworkers. Whether you have an employee with back pain or a coworker who's always cold, giving them a thoughtful...
Why Employee Back Pain Matters and 5 Ways You Can Help
We are not meant to be sedentary but when our jobs require this, we need to be certain that we are not creating problems such as back pain, by using the wrong sitting solution. Your back pain is nobody's business but yours but if this is affecting your productivity,...
The Cancelling-Out Effect: Something Gym-Goers Should Know
Does Sitting Have a Counteractive Effect on Gym-Goers? One study found that prolonged sitting has a counteractive effect for people who spend anywhere from 2-4 hours a week at the gym, no matter how vigorous a workout they take on. For example, if someone were to...
Sitting Disease: How to Reverse the Damage Being Done
If Sitting is the New Smoking, What Can You Do To Minimize The Risks?If you are reading this article, chances are you are sitting. Sitting on a chair, a couch, in a car, or on a bench somewhere. The perils of sitting are well-known and have started to heighten and...
10 Minutes a Day to a More Active Day
Time to Get Moving: 10 Minutes a Day to a More Active LifeWhile we all know we should live a more active life, but do you know that the benefits of physical activity are seen in as little as 10 minutes? According to the Harvard School of Public Health, three 10-minute...
Beginner’s Guide to Minimizing Back Pain at Work
Check out this fantastic beginner’s guide to learn how to minimize back pain at work. Tips include practicing good posture, increasing the level of movement & more.
Tips for Preserving and Protecting Your Joints
One of the major components of physical fitness is your overall joint health and flexibility. Many of us don’t think about the impact of our joints’ health until we start to develop a variety of aches and pains. By then, it is harder to correct the issues that lead to...
CoreChair Introduces New Products at Neocon 2019
CoreChair for the first time attended and exhibited at Neocon, the world’s leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry. Sharing booth space with another Canadian company, Borgo Contract Furniture, allowed CoreChair...
Fitness-Inspired Father’s Day Gift Guide 2019
What do you get an active Dad for Father’s Day? Good question… whether your Dad likes to run, bike, weight-lift or stay healthy at work, we’ve found the perfect fitness-inspired gifts to make this Father’s Day extra special.Honour and support Dad’s healthy active...
Practical Tips on How To Prevent Workplace Fatigue
Do you feel often feel sluggish, tired, and simply unmotivated at work, despite loving your job and the people you work with? You may be suffering from workplace fatigue.
The Importance of Movement During the Work Day
Incorporating movement into the work day is extremely important. Without continuous movement, the body stiffens up and stops working optimally leaving room for brain fog, discomfort, and injury.
Why Does My Back Hurt After Sitting?
Ergonomic Office Chairs: The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Fit If your back hurts while sitting you definitely need to look for an ergonomic office for back pain relief that will suit your needs. This article will guide you towards choosing the right model for...
Muscle and Strength, They May Be More Important Than You Think
What is the definition of fitness? It’s pretty clear to most people that health and fitness are interconnected. But what really is the definition of fitness? Most people have an understanding of the word and associate it with a visual representation; someone jogging,...
Eco-Friendly Products For Your Office
It is now, more than ever, so important to incorporate eco-friendly products into your office or workspace. We are going to share three eco-friendly products for your office that you buy online!Turning your office into an "eco-office" can have many benefits for both...
Healthy Desk Tip: Display Personal Items
A great way to reduce stress and dissatisfaction in the workplace is to decorate your desk. Having personal items around your desk helps you feel ownership, and therefore makes you more comfortable and at ease.
Best Office Colour To Boost Productivity And Your Mood
When designing your office, consider decorating it using the colour green. The colours used in an office can really change the mood and productivity levels of the employees within it.
Can Exercise Combat Sitting At A Desk All Day?
Guest blogger, Kevin Jones, explains how you can actively combat the negative effects of sitting.
Creating the Ultimate Active Workspace
From a good ergonomic office chair to a standing desk, find out what it takes to build the ultimate active workspace!
CoreChair – Inspired By The Stability Ball
The CoreChair was inspired by the widespread prevalence of back pain, the negative effects of sedentary lifestyles, and the trend towards exercise balls in the office.
How Much Water Should You Drink?
To prevent dehydration, it is important to keep up with your water intake. A well-known myth says you should drink eight 8-oz glasses a day. Is this true?
Chiropractor Explains Why Traditional Ergonomic Chairs Aren’t Good For You
Dr. David Lee, a Chiropractor in Toronto, ON, explains why traditional ergonomic office chairs are not good for you. Find out why he thinks you should get rid of yours!
Superfoods for a Super Healthy Life
Boost your health and wellness IQ with Trionne Moore’s list of Must-Eats… These superfoods will have you feeling super!
How To Avoid Text Neck
Nowadays it is hard to avoid using your mobile phone. Find out how to properly hold your phone so that you don’t strain your neck.
Cankles: What Are They & How To Avoid Them
Do you notice that your ankles appear to be swollen at the end of your workday? Find out how to avoid this.
Health Hazards in the Workplace and How To Avoid Them
Learn how to avoid some common (and sometimes hidden) health hazards that may be lurking in your office.
How to Build Core Strength While Sitting
Traditional office chairs promote poor posture and muscle atrophy. Make this one small change to build core strength at work.
10 Healthy Things To Do On Your Work Break
Do you work through your lunch break because you just have too much work to do? STOP DOING THIS! Read why…
The Surprising Truth About Sitting Cross-Legged
Kinesiologist, and human movement expert, Patrick Harrison, explains why you should think twice about sitting cross-legged.
Healthy Office Snack Ideas You’ll Love
Find yourself regularly reaching for snacks at work? If you are going to snack, make sure you reach for these healthy snacks next time…
Feeling Stuck? How Lack of Movement Affects the Brain
There has been a lot of talk lately about the negative effects of sitting all day on our physical health, but what about what it’s doing to our brains?
What is NEAT™?
Many of us believe that a good sweat in the gym for 30 minutes or so a day, for 3-5 days per week is going to keep us healthy. Is this really the case?
Is Active Sitting the New Ergonomics?
Ironically, active sitting is a return to the old ways, movement. Prior to the industrial revolution, movement was required to conduct the majority of our commerce.
CoreChair Affiliate: Dr. David Lee
Dr. David Lee is a Chiropractor at Adelaide Clinic in Toronto, Ontario. See Dr. Lee’s thoughts on active movement with the CoreChair.
Dr. David Lee and the Bay Street Hunch
Dr. David Lee is a Chiropractor with the Adelaide Health Clinic in the downtown core of Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Lee, and the Adelaide clinic find the CoreChair to be an excellent compliment to their therapeutic objectives. See Dr. Lee's thoughts on the common postures...
CoreChair: Prevention or Cure?
A phenomenon worth sharing is that CoreChair has a significant success rate for users with stubborn chronic back pain. The great news is that while it is a good solution for an existing problem, it is even better at preventing this problem in the first place. After...
An Antidote to Sitting Disease: By Laura Kissmann
Laura Kissmann prefers the CoreChair & she has learned how this chair is a remedy for health issues that go with sitting. It is an antidote to sitting diseases.
Dr. David Lee Discusses the Sitting Disease
Dr. David Lee is a Chiropractor with the Adelaide Health Clinic in the downtown core of Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Lee, and the Adelaide clinic find the CoreChair to be an excellent compliment to their therapeutic objectives. In the following video, Dr. Lee discusses the...
CoreChair Review: Joe Yoon, Massage Therapist, USA
Joe Yoon a Professional Massage Therapist based in Orlando Florida shares his CoreChair experience, how it helps him and how it can benefit others.
The Gift of Self Care – A Healthy Lifestyle Is a Gift To Yourself and Loved Ones
Don’t get caught in the hustle and bustle of the season. Self care is extremely important, especially during the holidays.
Work While Walking: Review of the CoreChair
While exercise balls are popular with those looking for a healthy way to sit all day, they fall short in critical ways. WorkWhileWalking explores how the CoreChair addresses this important issue.
The CoreChair Development Journey Part 1: Design Inspiration
Most often great designs are inspired by people and facilitated by designers. This certainly is the case with CoreChair. A topic of conversation between games at a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, this team of myself, Ari and James, discussed how so many people seem to...
The CoreChair Development Journey Part 2: Design Implementation
The creation of a mechanical solution to provide a smooth riding mechanism that would allow a person to introduce movement into their daily lives at the desk was riddled with engineering challenges. The next step was to create a functional human interface that would...
The CoreChair Development Journey Part 3: Final Design and Manufacturing
Much of the earlier prototypes for CoreChair were based on technology transfer from existing products, 3-D modelling and 3-D printing. While this is an effective approach to determine functional tolerances, the real engineering takes place when actually designing the...
Disrupting the Market with a New Innovation
The commercial success of a product is often limited by the market acceptance, especially if radical change is introduced. Fortunately for these new innovations, early adopters tend to be the open-minded purchasers who are seeking these significantly different...
What You Can Do To Stay Limber
Dr. David Lee is a Chiropractor with the Adelaide Health Clinic in the downtown core of Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Lee, and the Adelaide clinic find the CoreChair to be an excellent complement to their therapeutic objectives. In the following video, Dr. Lee talks about...
Static Sitting Leading to Increase in Liver, Visceral and Abdominal Fat
More evidence suggesting that sitting still for prolonged periods of time is bad for your health has emerged, particularly focusing on the increase in fat surrounding internal organs and in the abdomen.
Increasing Movement at Your Desk Helps Improve After Work Activities
Dr. David Lee is a Chiropractor with the Adelaide Health Clinic in the downtown core of Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Lee, and the Adelaide clinic find the CoreChair to be an excellent complement to their therapeutic objectives. In the following video, Dr. Lee talks about the...
Why You Should Keep the Exercise Ball at Home
Dr. David Lee, who is a Chiropractor in downtown Toronto, discusses the negative impacts of sitting on an exercise ball at the office.
Active Sitting As a Corporate Wellness Strategy
Corporate wellness is on the rise to attract quality employees, ensure the health of their team and address their productivity objectives.
Healthy Desk Tip: Set Your Desk to the Right Height
When buying an ergonomic chair, we often size the chair based on our height. You could be in a chair that is perfect fit for you, but if your desk isn’t, you are going to feel the pain!
Should I Sit, Or Should I Stand?
Now, many years after these terrifying announcements and a growing number of standing work stations employed in place of sitting, I am learning that standing is as bad as sitting and possibly worse.
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