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Its also linked to low back pain , which costs the U.S. between $100 and $200 billion a year in lost work days. In Switzerland, the birthplace of the chairless chair, occupation-related musculoskeletal disorders cost more than an estimated $4 billion in lost productivity. Noonees site–your primary portal for the Chairolution–makes an ergonomics argument for the chairless chair reducing fatigue and decreasing turnover.
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when he was only 17, where he would stand for his 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. shift. I personally experienced the discomfort of such working environments and so did my team member who was invited to work in a factory just to get an idea of how we could use our CC (Chairless Chair), Gunura wrote in an email to FoxNews.com. I mean standing at a concert for 3hrs is already bad. A factory job like Gunuras that does not require chairs often means a worker will be standing for long periods of time in unhealthy posture, which can lead to joint and muscle pain.
Although unique, it shares some similarities with the Swiss Milking Stool, a monopod used by farmers to website milk cows, which dates back to the early 19th Century. It had straps that secured it to the wearer and required some practice to be used due to the single source of support. It was phased out by the rise of the milking parlor. An aluminium and carbon fibre frame keeps the overall weight of the Chairless Chair at just two kilograms, so it doesn’t burden the wearer with too much excess weight and only marginally impairs movement. And in the future, it could be fitted with smart motors able to infer the user’s intentions and offer the ideal posture without even the need to press a button. This could open up additional daily life applications, says Gunura: “Imagine if you had one of these while you were riding on a crowded train: it would make for a much more comfortable commute. But we’re also thinking about people behind the counter in retail, farmers picking fruit and even surgeons in the operating room. A chair would be impractical, but the Chairless Chair would fit in nicely”.