What are the best office chairs?

Ever experienced muscle pain from long sitting in the office? One of the causes may be due to the substandard chair you're sitting on. Have a read over some of these office chairs and share this with your boss! He/she might consider buying them for everyone's comfort. Who knows, right?

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    #1Herman Miller Embody Chair

    Herman Miller Embody Chair

    Herman Miller Embody Chair has a human spine-like design made of recyclable materials. It features adjustable seat and armrest, and tilt limiter which provides comfort and reduces muscle aches. It comes in various styles and has a 12-year warranty.

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    $1395

    Evelyn Romero
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "The technology and styling it comes with makes this one of the best office chairs I've sat on. The way it conforms to my body movement really gives me comfort. I can sit on it for 8 hours without feeling any muscle ache. This one's too expensive but you'll definitely get what you pay for. πŸ‘"
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    #2Steelcase Gesture Chair

    Steelcase Gesture Chair

    Steelcase Gesture Chair has an advanced feature that enables the chair to automatically mimic natural body motions and posture with its adjustable seat and armrest. It's also designed to protect the back and neck from body pain from long sitting. 

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    Zhou Lai
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "Two thumps-up for its adjustable features for the height and armrest. Highly recommended for its flexible features! So comfy to sit on even in long hours. "
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    #3Herman Miller Aeron Chair

    Herman Miller Aeron Chair

    Herman Miller Aeron Chair has a pellicle-made woven seat and back, and has a head cushion and a high back to provide comfort and maintain proper posture. It features a seamless shift and it comes in 3 different sizes with a 12-year warranty.

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    $1255

    Angela Gu
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "I once tried to sit on this when my boss isn't around because I wasn't able to test it out when we bought office depot chairs. This is too comfortable and the seamless shift is amazing. I don't think my monster boss deserves to sit on it, tho. He's too bossy and demanding he only deserves to sit on a monoblock chair. πŸ˜πŸ‘ΏπŸ˜ˆ"
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    #4Steelcase Leap Chair

    Steelcase Leap Chair

    Steelcase Leap Chair has a Natural Glide System feature that adapts to body movements to protect the head, the neck, and the spinal cord. Its armrest shifting feature also allows the users to adjust its height, weight, depth, and pivot. 

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    $899

    Albert Mason
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "high price but excellently built. a bit disappointed it has no adjustable backrest. but overall, this one's a good investment. "
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    #5Steelcase Think Chair

    Steelcase Think Chair

    Stainleses Think Chair features has an advanced feature that moves along the body movements. When reclining, the weight-activated feature automatically adjusts to the body weight. It comes in three arm options: armless, fixed, adjustable.

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    $815

    Kelly Gilbert
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "Lucky enough to be able to find this kind of office chairs on sale last week. Those adjustable arms and seamless shift makes reclining very easy and comfortable. Satisfied buyer here πŸ‘πŸ™†"
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    #6Herman Miller Sayl Chair

    Herman Miller Sayl Chair

    Herman Miller Sayl Chair features the Y-tower and the ArcSpan. The former supports the spine and neck alignment while the latter helps maintain the body posture. The unframed back design makes it breathable enough to sit on for a long period of time.

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    $510

    Amanda Thomas
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "Three points for this one: First, I like the back design as it feels breathable and comfortable enough to sit on in just one look. Second, it's very affordable. Third, tho some of my officemates claim it lacks adjustments, still it's a good one for it maintains good body posture while sitting. "
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    #7Herman Miller Cosm Chair

    Herman Miller Cosm Chair

    Herman Miller Cosm Chair comes in three sizes: low-back, mid-back, and high back. It features automatic tilt to balance and support body posture; intercept suspension for spinal support; flexible frame for a seamless shift; and optional armrest.

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    $1175

    Angela Huang
    Written on April 30, 2019
    "I've found the ultimate chair for me who works at home. The automatic tilt and smooth shift are really impressive. And it's pretty comfy to sit on long hours. πŸ‘"
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    #8Humanscale Freedom Chair

    Humanscale Freedom Chair


    Humanscale Freedom Chair is an innovative-reclined, weight-sensitive seat that automatically adjusts to body weight when reclining to provide comfort. It also features seat and arm adjustments that allow the user to shift positions accordingly.

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    $1701.99

    Zhang Li
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "the seat adjustments make it suitable for tall and short people, so I must say this is among the best ergonomic office chairs for everyone. I am sharing this chair with someone shorter than me so the adjustments are very beneficial to us both. "

Summary

Best What are the best office chairs
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Herman Miller Embody ChairHousehold Items 21 Paid
2Steelcase Gesture ChairHousehold Items 11 Paid
3Herman Miller Aeron ChairHousehold Items 9 Paid
4Steelcase Leap ChairHousehold Items 3 Paid
5Steelcase Think ChairHousehold Items 3 Paid
6Herman Miller Sayl ChairHousehold Items 2 Paid
7Herman Miller Cosm ChairHousehold Items 2 Paid
8Humanscale Freedom ChairHousehold Items 1 Paid
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