How to Choose the Right Ergonomic Office Chair

As you shop for ergonomic office chairs in Canada, you will notice that the options available to you are unlimited. Variety is abundant in styles, colours, and materials, and it can be tough to choose the best option. However, you may find the process easier if you focus on a few key elements including:

Below, we cover these considerations in greater detail to help you narrow down the best ergonomic office chair for you or your colleagues.  

Consider the User’s Needs First

Body types for office chairs: petit, standard and big and tall

Ergonomic chairs aim to make work easier for a user while reducing pain and strain caused during work-related tasks. Therefore, when shopping for an ergonomic chair, you must first and foremost consider the needs of the individual who will use it daily.

Ultimately, the new ergonomic chair must "fit" the person using it by accommodating their height, weight, daily tasks, and any physical conditions that require additional support or flexibility in a specific area.

Look for Chairs with a Variety of Adjustment Features 

Illustration of several basic-ergonomic-adjustments

Every user will have different needs for their ideal office seating configuration, but ergonomic chairs aim to offer a setting or adjustment for everyone. A high-quality chair will provide features that allow for adjustments such as:

  • Seat height
  • Seat depth 
  • Tilting and reclining 
  • Lumbar support
  • Armrest configurations
  • …and countless other adjustment options

Your ideal ergonomic office chair will offer all the options your end-user needs to work efficiently and comfortably.

Consider Your Décor

While your employees' health, safety, and job satisfaction are the top priorities when choosing ergonomic office seating, the interior aesthetic of your office space may also be important to you.
You will find a wide variety of styles, colours, and materials available from many the leading brands and manufacturers. Shop around and choose the look and feel that matches your style or the style of your office space best. 


Finding the best ergonomic office chair can appear overwhelming at first. However, it may seem more manageable if you focus on a few key considerations, including the needs of your user, the adjustment features, and the style and design. Combining these three elements will help you narrow down your search for the perfect ergonomic office chair for you.

Shop for Ergonomic Office Chairs in Canada

If you are clear on what you are seeking in an ergonomic office chair and are ready to start shopping for stylish, high-quality seating, take a look at Office Seating’s ergonomic chairs.

We offer a robust variety of office seating and can assist you in finding the best ergonomic office chairs for your team. Reach out to us to learn more and find your ideal fit.