Choosing the right ergonomic chair, sit stand desk, or other equipment for your needs is extremely important, and we understand that you may have a hundred questions before you feel confident in making your decision. We have tried to answer just a few of the more commonly asked questions below for you, along with some general advice - but we do like to do things the old fashioned way, so please feel free to give us a call on 01629 814656.
Posture & Product Advice
Advice for Home Working
Creating an effective/safe office space when working from home is essential in helping to keep you focused and to reduce the risk of neck, back, leg pain, stresses on the spine, muscle fatigue and pain.
But how do you achieve this?
Desk Colours & Options?
At Shape we have a wide variety of colours to choose from, too many to show effectively on our website! The following is a selection of what we do, but do bear in mind that we can provide custom shapes and sizes....
Advice on Posture & Back Pain
Exercises and tips to help alleviate muscle tension caused by poor sitting and standing habits.
Physiotherapist Nick Sinfield describes 8 common posture mistakes and how to correct them with strength and stretching exercises. (Source: www.nhs.uk)
Tips for Buying an Ergonomic Chair
Where do you start? There are so many...
No one type of office chair is necessarily the best, but there are some things that are very important to look for in a good ergonomic office chair.
Know Your Reach Zones
Where items are positioned on your desk will have a huge impact on the postures you adopt during the day and ultimately your comfort levels and reduction in injury...
Guide to Active Working
Humans are designed to move, yet we spend so much of our daily lives in static postures:
After eight or so hours of lying in bed we commute to work, either by car, bus or train, then sit at our desks for another eight hours, commute home where we sit on the sofa to watch our favourite box…
Guide to Mobile Working
If you are travelling around from office to office, with no “home” to call your own, or regularly attending meetings which require you to carry your office in a bag, then there may be some ideas which will allow you to travel and work more comfortably and safely...
Try before you buy?
At Shape we understand the importance of being able to try a chair before fully committing to purchase.
This is why we offer a two week trial period on most of our ergonomic chairs*