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Best Office Chairs for Back Pain: The EFFYDESK Guide

Best Office Chairs for Back Pain: The EFFYDESK Guide

Have you ever encountered spasms or a dull ache in your lower back? You’re not alone. According to Statistics Canada, 4 out of 5 adults will experience acute back pain during their lifetimes. 

As Canadians, we invest 6 to 12 billion annually into medical costs associated with the lower back pain epidemic, all of which is avoidable. Aside from your daily ergonomic stretches, working from a sit-stand desk, and yoga poses to improve circulation there is a major change you need to make to help ease your lower back pain. Hint -- You’re sitting on it. 

Back pain is often attributed to muscle strain and poor posture, both preventable and treatable with the use of an ergonomic office chair. A high quality ergonomically engineered computer chair is a crucial component of any productive workspace. It’s time to invest in your health, and give your workspace that much needed ergonomic makeover. 

Whether you’re looking for a breathable mesh chair to help you develop good posture or an extra comfortable memory foam gaming chair, we’ve got you covered. Look no further, EFFYDESK is here to break down our 4 Most Popular chairs for back pain

man stretching in the sun to release back tension

1. YinChair - Lumbar-Supporting Mesh Ergonomic Office Chair 

Mesh chairs are ideal for comfort and breathability, as they provide ventilation, pressure distribution, and natural ergonomic alignment. This standard model is ideal for students or those starting their ergonomic furniture journey. 

The YinChair features EFFYDESK’s signature back support and additional fixed support in the L4/L5 lumbar region. Made of reinforced mesh, with PU coated armrests, and a 16cm thick seat cushion for comfort. It is easy to assemble and can withstand up to 265 pounds. 

effydesks lumbar-supporting mesh ergonomic office chair specifications


2. MayaChairLumbar-Support Ergonomic Office Chair With Headrest 

The MayaChair is a step-up from the standard model and ideal for those who spend more than 4 hours a day at a desk. This model is ideal for those who spend longer periods of time at their desks as it features height-adjustable neck support and adjustable lumbar support

This ergonomic chair offers a rocking tilt and lock feature, for tilt tension and strain relief. It is made out of reinforced mesh, with a 9cm thick seat rest and PU coated casters, like the standard model it is able to withstand up to 265 pounds. 

effydesk lumbar support mesh ergonomic office chair with headrest series two specs


3. KarmaCHair - Executive Ergonomic Mesh Office Chair Fully Adjustable 

This fully adjustable executive ergonomic chair is ideal for those who spend hours upon hours at their desk, whether it be for work or pleasure. Perfect for those who want an upgrade from the standard model.

Comprised of EFFYDESK’s signature temperature neutral engineered mesh to support your body’s natural ergonomic alignment. This fully adjustable model not only features a height-adjustable chair but adjustable armrests and an adjustable headrest as well for optimal comfort and ergonomic sitting position.  It’s PU coated casters allow for easy movement across any surface. The gas lift weight mechanism can withstand up to 350lbs. 

effydesk series 3 executive fully adjustable ergonomic mesh office chair specs

4. AeryChair - Premium Ergonomic Office Chair

This premium executive model exudes big desk energy, it’s the tesla of office chairs for back pain.  In fact, the Aery Chair is Canada’s Best Ergonomic Office Chair, and well worth the investment. The Aery Chair is perfect for those who are ready to invest in their health while boosting their productivity. 

The Aery Chair is ergonomically designed for your optimal sitting position. Featuring a height-adjustable headrest, adjustable 4D armrests, and adjustable lumbar support to give your body the custom support it deserves. This chair features the EFFY Synchron-tilt mechanism, a fully adjustable and lockable tilt, recline with ease and confidence. 6cm thick seat rest for optimal comfort and PU coated casters that allow you to roll with ease. The height adjustment gas lift can withstand up to 350lbs. The Aery Chair is made out of EFFYDESK's signature reinforced ergonomically engineered mesh.

Canada's best selling ergonomic office chair for back pain, introducing effydesks series 4 aery chair

Looking to ergonomically optimize your workspace? EFFYDESK is here to help. 

At EFFYDESK — we design, mould, and deliver the best Electric Standing Desk for professional or personal use.

Our award-winning ergonomic office chairs ensure that office workers are protected against desk job damage and are well-equipped to maximize efficiency and morale in the workplace — wherever that may be for you.

Browse our signature Standing Desks, Office Chairs, and Monitor Mounts designed to boost workplace productivity, so you can get more done, more comfortably. Claim your 30-day free trial today.

To learn more about EFFYDESK’s products and services, be sure to check out our FAQ page or browse our ergomindfulness blog for more helpful articles on ergonomics in the workplace.

woman stretching at effydesk height adjustable automatic standing desk to reduce back pain 


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