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High End Office Chairs

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Buying the most expensive high end office chair does not necessarily guarantee excellence. It is better to choose one for the support and flexibility it offers, rather than for how it looks.

Always consider what your special requirements are and whether the chair will let you adjust height and tilt, and offers the support features that you need.

1. Herman Miller Embody Chair

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Embody from Herman Miller is more expensive than their best known office chair Aeron, but it has some features that make it worth consideration. It has excellent lower back support, which remains consistent whether you are reclining or sitting up. The narrower back also lets you move your arms freely. It looks different, too, especially from the side which mimics the spine.

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2. Herman Miller Aeron Chair

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An office chair classic, the Aeron Chair is considered to be one of the best office chairs around. Its popularity has continued unabated since 1994 when it was first introduced. One reason for its popularity is that it is height adjustable and also adjusts to the level of lumbar support needed.

3. Steelcase Leap Chair

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The Steelcase Leap Chair has an upholstered seat and back, and looks more like a traditional office chair. It has a gliding seat and a flexible back that will conform to your spine, letting you recline without having to pull away. The Leap is also available in leather.

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4. Humanscale Freedom Chair

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The most outstanding feature on the Humanscale Freedom chair is that it does not need control knobs for manual adjustments. The chair adapts to your position automatically. It comes in many leather and fabric choices and carries a five year warranty on all parts.

5. Steelcase Think Chair

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The Steelcase Think Chair offers good back support. The armrests are adjustable and the front seat offers flexibility to prevent pressure buildup on the back of your legs.

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6. Before You Buy an Office Chair

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Sitting for long periods of time can impact your spine negatively if you are not able to maintain good posture throughout the day. Knowing what makes a good office chair will help you pick one that is right for you. What To Look For

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