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What is an Ergonomic Kneeling Chair?

The ergonomic kneeling chair was invented by the Norwegian, Hans Christian Mengshoel, in the 1970’s. A typical ergonomic kneeling chair is designed to create an open, obtuse angle between the torso and the legs, allowing for the spine to achieve a more comfortable sitting position. To accomplish this, the knees are dropped down roughly 20 to 30 degrees as the shins rest on a padded surface for support.

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