Sick staff cost British firms £77 billion annually in lost productivity!
Do you sit most of the day? Or do you move around regularly? Ever thought of a sit-stand desk?
Slouching and sitting weirdly on our chairs at our desks is very common in offices where the average worker spends an average of 5 hours and 41 minutes per day sitting at their desk. Approximately 10 million Britons suffer back pain and a large proportion of this pain is caused by bad posture! The costs attributable to low back pain in the UK are estimated at £12.3bn a year, with £1.6bn spent on treatment! But evidence is starting to become clear that changing your position at work regularly can reduce back pain and improve your health.
We, at Vyne Interiors Ltd, believe that balanced movement is the key to wellness at work. Helping to create an engaged, active workspace, our sit/stand products were designed to make changing postures effortless. Switching between seated and standing postures throughout the day is not only good for energy and productivity, but for overall health. Studies have shown that regular standing can burn calories, have a positive impact on well-being and prevent diseases such as heart disease and high blood pressure.
Several studies say that sit-stand solutions can dramatically decrease chronic back pain caused by prolonged sitting. The following test, performed by an ergonomic furniture company in the US, got the following results:
The Results of Alternating Between Sitting and Standing Using a Sit-Stand Desk for 30 days:
- 71% Reported feeling more energised
- 89% Almost all reported feeling better
- 35% Increased standing time to more than 60 minutes per day
- 67% Reported an improvement in comfort
- 82% Felt less fatigue and more alert
- 4% People said they lost some extra pounds
Participants of other studies reported up to a 54% improvement of back pain!
For those seeking a completely new work surface, our sit/stand desk “Float” is the ultimate standing desk. Those with established work surfaces can easily transform their desks with the “QuickStand” height-adjustable solution.
The “QuickStand Eco” has a more minimal footprint and is the perfect sit/stand solution for home or corporate workspaces, temporary hot desks, collaborative workstations and check-in points. This is what I use in my office and my back ache improved within 3 weeks and is now completely gone; I thoroughly recommend it!
Do give me a call to tell you about the accredited products, in your budget, that we sell to help you reduce back ache and improve your health. Contact me for more information by emailing me at [email protected] or call me for a chat on my mobile 07801 098718
WIBN can get 20% of SIT-STAND DESKS & ACCESSORIES* ordered by 1st December 2018*