When people talk about ergonomic office furniture, most of them are thinking about chairs and tables. Yes, they are certainly the most important ones, but ergonomic equipment includes is a wide range of items all designed to make working in the office more comfortable and healthier. One piece that should also be found in every office is the ergonomic forearm rest. There are three main reasons why your arms need support. First, to ease the load on your back by the weight of your hand and arms, to reduce the strain on your muscles and to provide you with more precision and strength for the work that needs to be done.
So if you want to get rid of the red elbows and the pain in your arms due to the long hours spent working on a computer, you definitely should invest in an ergonomic forearm rest. Armrest comes in a range of designs and styles but they all have the same purpose – promote a good posture as well as alleviate stress on the back and lower limbs by reducing about 10% of your body’s weight. Also, they will help you prevent the excessive pressure on the seat and will keep your posture stable thus helping you to do your work better. And since there are a lot of options when it comes to buying an ergonomic forearm rest, here are some suggestions you may want to consider.
This ergonomic piece has a unique asymmetric shape creating a centralized and stable working position which promotes a relaxed posture. The material, shape and the proper positioning of this piece can reduce the stress on your back, neck, shoulders, and forearms while also minimizing the risk of RSI and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. This forearm rest model is made of different materials to optimize the sturdy and soft nature of the product. The core is made of EU approved and certified wooden material and it is supported by a steel plate. The top material is made of skai, which makes cleaning less of a chore. Because of its design, this forearm support promotes and encourages a proper working position and prevents reaching and stretching the forearms.
This product comes with a unique design, allowing you to move effortlessly and freely to perform daily computer tasks. All three pivot points are adjustable and flexible so you can set them according to your preferences. It has the capacity to support up to 11kg and relieves the weight that’s put on the wrists. Also, this model of an armrest has a quite long rate of extension. Keep in mind that this armrest is not suitable for thin desks as it cannot be fixed properly.