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The Chair: Friend or Foe?

June 21, 2017

Chairs are a funny little paradox: when we see them, we want to sit in them, and when we sit in them, we can't wait to get out. They never seem that comfortable, despite spending the majority of our waking hours sitting in them.  How often do we shift positions, cross our legs, sway, rock, lean forward, lean back, arch our backs, slouch, put a cushion under us, behind us…hoping to find that spot that feels just right, only to have it flee just as quickly as it came?

 

Let us take a moment to think about something pretty rudimentary to give us some perspective: Are our bodies designed to sit for long periods of time? By the looks of the size of our sitting bones, that would be a