These are the best office chairs for back pain we've tested and reviewed

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The three top picks for ergonomic chairs.

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1. Best overall: X4
2. Best budget: Sihoo
3. Best iconic: Aeron
4. Best saddle style: Capisco
5. Best small chair: Sayl
6. Best looks: Verve
7. Best stool: Muista
8. Best retro: Flexispot
9. Another icon: Mirra 2
10. Best gaming: Titan Evo
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I think the best office chairs for back pain can be a force for good in your life. It's a grand claim to be sure, but I've been testing ergonomic chairs for years now, and I've noticed seen how using them make me feel, in both office and home work.  

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Chair overview
AttributesNotesRating
DesignA classic, executive style with large leather panels. ★★★★★
MaterialsHeavy aluminum, memory foam seat and soft leather finish★★★★★
AdjustabilityFantastic 360º arm rests and back and seat adjustments★★★★★
PriceAround $1,139 at Amazon. As low as $999 over Black Friday ★★★★★
Vertagear SL5800 gaming chair

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A snug, comfortable fit, this is usually cheaper than the best gaming chair above. I liked the neck pillow and airflow design. I've seen this model go for under $500.
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ErgoChair Plus office chair

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This is a very comfortable chair with a cool plastic spinal mesh back support. It's also a good deal when bought at around $399.
<a href="https://www.creativebloq.com/reviews/monumental-ergochair-plus-chair" data-link-merchant="creativebloq.com"" data-link-merchant="autonomous.ai"">Read my 4/5* review

Beren Neale
Ecom Editor

Beren has worked on creative titles at Future Publishing for over 13 years. Cutting his teeth as Staff Writer on the digital art magazine ImagineFX, he moved on to edit several creative titles, and is currently the Ecommerce Editor on the most effective creative website in the world. When he's not testing and reviewing the best ergonomic office chairs, phones, laptops, TVs, monitors and various types of storage, he can be found finding and comparing the best deals on the tech that creatives value the most.