Updated December 18, 2018 by Quincy Miller

The 10 Best Office Chairs For Back Pain

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in December of 2018. It's the eternal struggle: you need to work to live, but your work is killing you. If back pain is making it difficult to get through the day, these office chairs can take some of the pressure and strain off your spinal column. Designed to cushion the lumbar region and hold vertebrae in their proper alignment, they'll finally allow you to go a whole day without downing handfuls of ibuprofen. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best office chairs for back pain on Amazon.

10. Fedmax Kneeling

9. D.J. Wang Modern

8. Lorell Executive

7. Steelcase Gesture

6. Gaiam Classic Balance Ball

5. Serta Air Health and Wellness Executive

4. MBoo Ergonomic

3. Serta Leighton

2. Komene Ergonomic

1. Tempur-Pedic Mid-Back

Editor's Notes

December 14, 2018:

The unconventional models on this list, such as the Gaiam Classic Balance Ball and the Fedmax Kneeling, are fantastic at reducing back pain, but unfortunately struggle to fulfill the other basic functions you expect from a chair. As a result, more traditional options occupy most of the top spots for the time being.


Quincy Miller
Last updated on December 18, 2018 by Quincy Miller

After getting his bachelor’s from the University of Texas, Quincy Miller moved out to Los Angeles, where he soon found work as a copywriter and researcher, specializing in health and wellness topics for a major online media brand. Quincy is also knowledgeable about home improvement, as he’s had extensive experience with everything from insulation to power tools to emergency room trips, sometimes in that order. Sharing a home with three dogs and a couple of cats has forced Quincy to learn as much as he can about pet supplies, animal nutrition and, most importantly, the best ways to tackle the mountains of fur that accumulate in every corner of your home.


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