If you’ve been using that old folding chair (or, worse, your bed) to WFH since the start of the pandemic, now is the time to upgrade your setup. Your back will thank you the minute you sit down — and every pain-free minute after that. A proper office chair protects you from doing permanent damage: In our roundup of the best ergonomic chairs according to doctors, Dr. Marc Agulnick, an orthopedic surgeon who’s affiliated with NYU Langone Health, says, “If you’re sitting for a long period of time in one position that’s not natural, or a bad position from a postural standpoint, over time that’s going to break down your spine.” Makeshift home-office chairs can also damage your shoulders and wrists. But that’s not the case with the AKRacing office ergonomic gaming chair, which has a lumbar-support cushion, adjustable-height armrests, a padded headrest, and a seat cushion that can swivel and tilt for maximum comfort. It’s on sale for $250, meaning you can save 28 percent, which is the cheapest we’ve ever seen it.
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