What is Ergonomic chair?

Category: Equipment

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Ergonomics is the science of designing the workplace environment to fit the user. Proper ergonomic design is necessary to prevent repetitive strain injuries, which can develop over time and can lead to long-term disability.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Chiari Malformation 1 0
Chronic neck pain 1 0
Coccydynia (pain in tailbone) 1 2
Lumbar Spondylosis 1 2
Pain in back of neck and shoulders 1 0
Pain in lower back 1 2

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ergonomic chair

Side effect Patients
Pressure sore 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Ergonomic chair

Dosage Patients
1 hr m,w,f 1

Why patients stopped taking Ergonomic chair

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently using Ergonomic chair

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped using Ergonomic chair

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 2
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 0
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Ergonomic chair

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uxgrrl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: None
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:F40y
FM:7y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See uxgrrl's full Ergonomic chair history

Feb 4, 2011 (Started Jan 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in upper back)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Coccydynia (pain in tailbone))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pelvic floor myalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Pressure sore)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: Pressure sore

Jan 27, 2011 (Started Jan 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in upper back)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Coccydynia (pain in tailbone))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pelvic floor myalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Pressure sore)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Took a 4-day break from the chair to recover from the sore I developed.
Side effects: Pressure sore

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