Foldable chairs play an important role in daily life, as one of the appliances that are important for home and office space. They are ideally designed for small spaces and can be used for numerous needs, including sitting for studying, dining, by the poolside, etc.
However, these chairs are becoming popular more than heavy metal & wooden chairs among users. The folding features make the chair movable and transferable.
Depending on your sitting needs, you can choose chairs in different materials and sizes. Foldable chairs are used in hospitals, homes and even offices. But is it comfortable or is ideal for the right posture? Maybe not! Because sitting in this chair for a long time can cause back and neck pain which can become a serious problem.
A study shows that the human body can’t tolerate sitting for extended periods on a chair. Thus, it is highly recommended that one who is in a sitting job should take frequent breaks to prevent health issues. Otherwise, one can add extra comfort or cushion to their chair by reading the given tips.
1. Add a Cushion or Padding
One of the leading suggestions to make a chair more comfortable is adding a cushion. However, some foldable chairs come with a cushion or without a cushion. If you have a chair without padding then add a soft pillow to enhance comfort. As a seat cushion elevate your body and give support to your lower back.
Additionally, it prevents you from dropping down into a chair. For foldable chairs, most people add a thick layer of blanket or a pillow for comfort. You can even consider adding different cushions for different seasons of the year. For example: Especially in winters, laying a blanket on a folding chair is worthwhile than a flat cushion. As it keeps you warm and allows you to feel relaxed during winter days.
2. Make sure the size of the chair is not too short not too small
A medical study shows that an adequate size of a chair accommodates a human weight. However, all chairs are suited for all bodies and weights. Some folding chairs are extremely small while some are extra lengthy.
Sitting on a folding chair of smaller height not only damages the waist but also gives pain to the feet. A small folding chair doesn’t hold dimensions, as a result, strong pain in muscles & joints. Even if you try to make it better, you still be able to feel uncomfortable. No extra adding or accessory is going to make it comfortable.
3. Try to sit in Good Posture on Chair
Sitting on the chair in an unappropriated posture can destroy all chances you have to feel comfortable. Start with feet and back, then improve your neck and shoulder position. Hence, it is recommended to do a workout or exercise for the right posture.
A folding chair is not that much comfortable as you think. But after adding pillows and improving body posture, you make feel relaxed while sitting on it.