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Why should I buy an office chair from Karo?

When we first meet with a prospective client, a question that is often asked by the prospect is….”why should I buy an office chair from Karo?”  Read more
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How to adjust my chair to prevent back pain

If you experience back, shoulder or neck pain while sitting at you desk, you are not alone! Numerous studies have found that desk workers often have musculoskeletal problems, most commonly in the neck, shoulders and lower back. Upper and lower back pain is often caused by sitting on an incorrect...
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What influences the price of an Office Chair

The prices for ergonomic office chairs in South Africa varies greatly. Don’t make your selection by price alone. Focus on the 8 critical elements and for the sake of your health, never compromise on comfort and quality.
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What is the difference between chair mechanisms?

Located underneath the seat of an office chair is the chair mechanism. This is a mechanical component that enables you to make specific adjustments to the seat and backrest of the chair. 
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Why does my back hurt when I sit?

What actually happens when you sit? There is no doubt that we spend an enormous portion of our day sitting down. Research shows that people spend over 7700 days, or 21 years of their lives sitting. 
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3-Steps to create the perfect Home-Office setup

Working from home may easily lead to a compromise in the ergonomic setup of our work space, which can have a detrimental effect on your health and productivity. In a nutshell, your home office needs a correctly adjusted chair and desk. Here is a simple 3-step guide.
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5 Consequences of sitting on a bad chair

The 5 Consequences of sitting on a bad chair are related to posture, fatigue and head & neck pain.
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The Ergonomic Chair

An ergonomic chair is arguably the most important piece of equipment in your office as it can have a huge impact on your long-term well-being.
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The 7 important benefits of using a Sit-Stand desk

Using a sit-stand desk can decrease the risk of lifestyle related illnesses and increase our physical well-being. A typical desk job results in us being inactive for a significant portion of our working day. Neither our bodies nor our physiques are made for this inactivity.
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8 Simple tricks to prevent Burn-Out at work

When you are busy and stressed at work, what are the first things in your daily life that you reduce or eliminate? Exercise? Healthy eating? Taking a break? Spending time with friends and family?
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Working from home during COVID-19

We have to adapt to a new way of working from home during COVID-19. Unfortunately, many home-based employees will not have access to an ergonomically setup workstation in their home, and instead will be working on a laptop at a dining room or kitchen table, or on a bed, or lounging on a sofa.
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How to assess your workplace for best ergonomic practices

Ergonomics in the workplace is an essential part of how you perform as an employee or employer. Aching backs and carpal-tunneled wrists lead to employee discontent, an increase in sick days and overall lower productivity. 
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