Back Posture SupportMost back posture support devices and lower back support products don’t solve the problem of slouching. In many cases, these products can even contribute to slouching because they can’t provide adequate support for the lower back—where support is essential for healthy, comfortable, and correct posture.
How the Nada Chair works
The revolutionary Nada-Chair is patented and recommended by doctors.
The popular Nada Chair line of compact, back-posture support slings allows you sit comfortably for hours with effortless, good posture–and without slouching!
When you sit forward, the back support follows your movement. Since the NadaChair follows your body, you enjoy continuous, firm, adjustable, and dynamic support hugging your lower back.
“The NadaChair acts like an extra muscle that never tires,” explains Arthur White, MD. By using the knees to support and stabilize the pelvis, back muscles are relieved of their isometric tasks. The pelvis serves as a stable pedestal to allow the spine to effortlessly rest — with its natural curves restored.
All Nada-Chairs effectively prevent slouching while relieving the back pain characteristic of prolonged sitting. The Nada Chair improves posture by using the knees to keep the pelvis stabilized and in an upright position. The result? Lower back pain relief!
Doctors throughout the world have been using and recommending Nada Chairs for over 15 years, teaching their patients to sit properly. They stress the importance of protecting patients’ intervertebral discs by maintaining good posture during sitting.The Nada-Chair serves to avoid muscle fatigue over time – a main cause of slouching, which can lead to permanent disc degeneration.
Read some FAQ’s and a few of the many testimonials about the Nada-Chair below.
- Will use of the Nada-Chair slings weaken my back muscles over time?
Experience shows just the opposite. Doctors throughout the world use the Nada-Chair to teach their patients to sit straight. Once trained in new habits of good posture, users find it easier to sit properly with or without supports. The Nada Chair primarily acts as a guard against slouching and disc damage because it works like an extra muscle to keep the back supported. (Unfortunately, a major contributor to back disease and weakness is the common office chair that provides an illusion of support while causing the user to slouch against the backrest.)
Will the Nada-Chair support improve the health of my back?
Absolutely! By keeping you from slouching, the Nada-Chair can actually prevent progressive spinal deformation and disc degeneration. Maintenance of the alignment of the vertebrae with the natural curves in the back is critical to long-term health of your back.
Will the Nada-Chair products cut off the circulation to my legs?
No. The Nada-Chair is designed to absorb pressure and maintain circulation. Blood circulation for the legs passes behind the knees. The support pressure of the Nada-Chair straps bears on the shinbone – a design which absorbs pressure without cutting off your circulation. However, it is important to remember that circulation in the legs is generally enhanced by movement. So, even though the straps make it comfortable to sit for much longer periods, we recommend you get up and move your legs and stretch them occasionally.
Which Nada-Chair is best for me?
Back-up? S’port-Backer? LumbarJack? Slouch!Buster?
Three considerations can help you make a good decision: 1) your body size; 2) the activity you plan; and 3) the need for accessories/additional cushions and straps. The system of support is identical in all Nada-Chairs, so the primary difference is overall size and the varying extent to which pressure is distributed on the back and knees. (Note: Additional information and photos accompany each product below)
The Back-Up is the choice for those who want additional cushions and stretch straps included, with over twice as much cushion on the knee and back, compared to other S’port Backer. The Back-Up is recommended for anyone with a bigger body build and for long-term sitting tasks such as computer work – no matter what your body build may be. The additional Cush-Shins distribute pressure on the knee and shin over nearly three times the area, enhancing comfort for longer sitting periods. Accessory Stretch Straps engage the feet to allow hamstring stretching or long-sitting on the ground. Cush – Shins and Stretch Straps come included with the Back-up.
The S’port-Backer is the best support solution for those of small or medium body build and those who plan activities that require lots of getting up and down. It is light and at the same time provides padding for the knees that is upgradeable with the purchase of accessory Cush-Shins and Stretch Straps.
Whereas all of the other Nada-Chairs cannot be used while driving, the LumbarJack has been specifically designed to for use while driving. It can also be used as an industrial lumbar belt support by removing the detachable Driving Straps and Sitting Straps – which are included with the LumbarJack.
The Slouch!Buster provides great support but without knee cushions – more appropriate for medium to lighter body frames – including kids. In general, the Slouch!Buster could be the best choice for the more occasional user or a camper or frequent traveler who needs the smallest possible size to pack. The Slouch!Buster is also a perfect choice for children.
How do I know when I have adjusted the Nada-Chair properly?
Proper adjustment of Nada-Chair. Like a good fitting pair of shoes, the Nada-Chair back sling should fit snugly but not too tightly. Much of the adjustment is self-corrective. If you feel uncomfortable over time, simply loosen the straps slightly. The goal is to keep the low back supported just enough to prevent the sagging that leads to back pain. It is recommended to vary the support by alternatively tightening and loosening the straps when you are sitting for longer periods.
How high should the back pad be on my back?
The back pad should span the lumbar spine with the back cushion approximately centered on the belt line. Experiment until you find the most comfortable position for you.
Can I use the Nada-Chair in an airline, soft chair, or couch?
Yes, the Nada-Chair will effectively improve your posture in any chair. The Nada-Chair back sling provides the additional lumbar support that most seat backs lack. When using the sling to augment an existing back support, it isn’t necessary to tighten the straps as much as when you are depending on the sling for full support.
Can I use the Nada-Chair while wearing a dress?
Yes. Simply tuck the dress or skirt down enough to allow the straps to engage the knees.
- The following are but a few of the testimonials from health-care professionals and related magazines about the Nada-Chair.
One of the most comfortable means of sitting that I have experienced.
Arthur White, Orthopedic Surgeon
Helps maintain correct posture and eliminate back strain-very comfortable and supportive.
Julie Cuisias, Physical Therapist
NadaChair helps stabilize the pelvis and relieve muscular stress. It can be used in conjunction with conventional seats such as office chairs, couches, passenger seats in cars, buses, airplanes or trains.
Nada-Chair has won the endorsement of the World Chiropractic Alliance
Terry A. Rondberg, Chiropractor
Alleviate lower back pain and tight neck muscles with Back-Up. The back support secures the lower back and relieves stress on upper area muscles caused by long periods of sitting. The Back-Up is easy to use – ideal when sitting on benches and stools, at ball games or concerts.
I have two degenerated discs & suffer with pain. I tried your product and I am very impressed!
Tammy Young, R.N.
This user-friendly device keeps the pelvis tilted forward to prevent slouching.
The top-of-the line Nada-Chair for maximum support.
Chronic back pain sufferers who can’t find ergonomic chairs that fit—but who must sit all day in office chairs—welcome the pain relief the Nada Chair Back-Up lumbar support affords. This ergonomic back support can also be helpful for women suffering low back pain from pregnancy.
The Back-Up comes with additional knee-shin cushions—called “Cush-Shins”—to disperse the leaning weight over three times as much area of the upper shin. This back posture support device’s knee cushions and back pad are twice as thick as the next-in-line S’portBacker. For this reason, Back-Up is the first choice for those with bigger body builds.
In addition, the Back-Up comes with additional “Stretch Straps” that lengthen loops to engage your feet. With Stretch Straps, you can lean against your feet to sit on the ground, read in bed or do stretching exercises without compromising your lower back.
Back-Up is available in 3 colors AND in our new Hemp-natural fabric, a natural colored hemp/cotton blend that is durable, comfortable, and attactive.
Back-Up lumbar pad: 1/2″ thick, 7″ high, 20″ wide
Zipped: 3″ x 7″ x 10″
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A highly-adjustable Nada-Chair for kids.
Most back posture support devices and lower back support products don’t solve the problem of slouching. In many cases, they can even contribute to slouching because they can’t provide adequate support for the lower back—where it’s essential for healthy, comfortable, and correct posture.
Kiddy Up promotes a healthy back for your child and is recommended by pediatric physicians and physical therapists.
This Nada-Chair includes a Slouch!Buster plus a pair of Stretch Straps for easy long-sitting and stretching hamstrings. Stretch Straps allow children of any age (and adults, too) to stretch or sit comfortably erect almost anywhere—cross legged or seated in chairs.
Kiddy-Up comes in 3 great colors: Blue, Navy, or Green.
The popular balance between comfort and function.
Those who suffer from back pain while working in a sitting position for extended periods or from slouching during any variety of outdoor activities can find instant back pain relief from the S’port Backer lower back support product. Use it as a meditation tool for improving posture while sitting cross-legged for yoga.
The S’port Backer, our middle-of-the-line back sling, is approximately one half the size of the top-of-the-line Back-Up. It targets the lower back more narrowly with a back pad that is six inches high.
For those of small or medium body build, the S’portBacker provides an optimum balance between comfort, function, and price. The S’portBacker is small enough to fit in any journey bag so it can be used for long flights instead of the pillows provided by the airlines.
You can upgrade your S’portBacker lower back support products with accessory Cush-Shins ($13) and Stretch Straps ($13) that come standard with the top-of-the-line Back-Up. Call us for details.
S’portBacker is available in 4 colors AND in our new hemp-natural fabric, a natural colored hemp/cotton blend that is durable, comfortable, and attactive.
S’port Backer lumbar pad: 1/4″ thick, 5.5″ high, 10″ wide
Zipped: 2.5″ x 5″ x 8.5″
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Versatile chair back support or a driving back rest.
The LumbarJack is one of the best selling lower back support products available on the market. It includes an industrial back support lifting belt that converts to an ergonomic chair back support or a driving back rest by snapping in two accessory straps – which are included. Now you can improve your posture while relieving back pain due to sitting long periods on office chairs or driving. Of all the Nada-Chairs, only the LumbarJack is recommended for driving.
The LumbarJack is the most versatile of all the Nada-Chairs and it is designed to provide dynamic support and comfort for the low back. Starting with an industrial quality lumbar support belt, the patented LumbarJack includes a set of Driving Straps and a set of Sitting Straps.
Driving Straps are easily attached to the support belt and Driving Straps – included with LumbarJack use reverse pressure from the knees and feet to support the back. They include elastic bands,Sitting Straps – included with Lumbar Jack detouring over the knee, which free the legs for a full range of uninhibited motion – perfect for truck drivers and commuters. Sitting Straps convert the back support into a comfortable chair that you wear – allowing you to sit comfortably anywhere, in any position, even on the ground.
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The compact and basic support for the frequent traveler and for kids.
BackRx® is an all-elastic version of Nada-Chair’s clinically proven line of back supports for sitting. In addition to providing comfort and instant relief from back pain, the BackRx® provides the additional benefit of following you when you lean forward to work.
You’ll find the belt easily retracts to conveniently stay in place on your back when you are up-and-down. Loops made of doubled 3-inch elastic comfortably loop your knees and traverse your lumbar spine keeping you effortlessly upright.
One size fits most adults in BackRx® but a KiddyRx is also available for children up to 90 lbs. BackRx® is available in black color.
The BackRx® converts easily into its own storage bag for travel.
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BackRx®: 3 ” double ply elastic that provides 6″ high span for lumbar area with pouch that can accommodate hot/cold pack.
Storage Bag: 7″ x 6″ x 2″
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