Research shows little proof that there are substantial health benefits to using a sit-stand workstation. Prolonged standing can put added pressure on the circulatory system, can decrease fine motor skills and requires more energy than sitting; within 1 hour an individual begins to fatigue and slouch. Many people think that standing all day will simply be ‘better’ than sitting, allowing for a different position and not feeling so ‘stuck’ sitting. [Read more…]
The use of a physioball is common at your local gym or physical therapy clinic for rehabilitation and strengthening/wellness. But over the last few years people have been using them as their main chair/seating at their desk as a replacement for an office ‘task’ chair.