Tips for Driving Wit...

Sitting in the car can amount to quite a few hours a week or even in a day of sitting improperly. This may cause pain and even nerve damage over time. Fortunately, there are ways to sit properly inside a vehicle so that even long distance drivers do not suffer pain or nerve damage. All it...

10 Tips For Serious ...

Being a serious student takes a great deal of work. Some of that work requires being at a desk or table for at least 8 hours a day for classes and assignments. This puts a lot of strain on the back, neck and hips, especially when there are no ergonomic seating options, so students have to take...

Four Tips for Less B...

Musculoskeletal disorders, sometimes referred to as ergonomic injuries, account for a third of all injuries and illnesses that require time off work, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. More than 42 percent of these cases involved back injuries. It takes an average of seven days for a...

Customer Service ...

Back in 1994 Sandy Kent was badly injured in a workplace accident, and after several operations it was obvious he would no longer be continuing his career with the Canadian Coast Guard.  Due to his injuries, his only option for working was to start a home-based business, and for this he...

Our Top 4 Ergonomic ...

Ergonomics are not just for chairs anymore. Today’s office ergonomics include smarter designs for almost every aspect of computer work, from mouse to monitor. Here are four of Chairs Limited’s most popular products to improve ergonomics in the workplace: ANY_CHARACTERS_HERE     Roller...

How to Ergonomically...

Does the office leave your back aching after a hard day of work? If it does, you might find yourself in need of office ergonomics to support your back and posture. Otherwise, you may end up with other posture ailments later in life. Here are a few ways to optimize your workspace for a more...

Sit Down, Stand Up, ...

Each year, backaches, neck pain, stiff muscles, and body aches prevent millions of North Americans from going to work and doing the things they love. About 80 percent of all Americans and Canadians will suffer back pain during their lifetime. Many times, back pain and other body aches are due...

Chairs Limited – Manufacturing for Orders

For 23 years we’ve been building chairs to order. We’ve previously discussed this in our blog post, Custom Chairs = Expensive?  For 23 years we’ve been a pretty well kept secret. I thought I would let you in on the secret, by clarifying what it is we do, exactly, and what we don’t do. So first, we design and manufacture ergonomic and other seating products. We build for orders, not for stock. We’ve never picked a chair off the shelf and shipped it. That’s a very important distinction, as it provides you complete latitude in obtaining the proper fit and comfort. It’s also important to let you know what we don’t do. We...

Custom Office Chairs...

What is a custom ergonomic chair? This is a question often asked of us, but the answer really depends on who’s asking the question. Having built office chairs from our Burnside facility for over 23 years, we’ve served all kinds of applications, in all kinds of markets. Providing...

Benefits of Standing...

Patient: Doctor, Doctor, it hurts when I don’t do this. Doctor: Do that. A play on the old joke rings true across millions of offices the world over with increasing frequency. The patient is complaining of pain when stationary for extended periods of time. The Doctor is recommending to...

Health Problems Asso...

From time to time, we all like to sit and take it easy. After a long day, it’s nice to sit and take in a favorite television program, or sit & spend time with family at the dinner table after a relaxing meal. However, too much sitting can be hazardous to your health. Sitting for...

A Simplified Discuss...

~Comfort and Durability as functions of Firmness and Density~ A frequently heard term when discussing PU foam is “I want that really firm density”. The truth of the matter is the quality and durability is derived from the density; how much chemical is utilized in making a cubic foot (cu...