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Wendy Gail Young

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Ergo Back Cushions

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Back cushions can be very helpful under several conditions. They must fit the body and the chair concurrently so that the maximum benefit can be felt. Some cushions do not work with certain chairs or bodies. Some can be moved from chair to car to couch. Be sure to really test these products out before you decide whether they will work for you. This way you can avoid a closet full of back cushions that gather dust. With the right kind of research, it is possible to find something that works. Sometimes though, I must say that it is much more beneficial to your body and mind to consider the purchase of a new chair. If that is out of the question for now then take it one back cushion at a time.

Best of the Best:

This section contains four wedge cushions and a simple roll that when placed properly helps to position your body in a more natural sitting posture. I am more interested in a cushion that can comfortably place you in a natural position rather than one that will make your body adapt to its design.

Best Ergo Back Cushions by Wendy Gail Young

The Best You Can Get

  • Medium Back Wedge

    Wendy says: The Aston Line Medium Back Wedge helps neutralize the concavity or slope of the back of a chair or seat. A sloping chair or seat compresses the body and this cushion is designed to support the thorax or lumbar spine to a more natural sitting posture. Sitting in a more natural posture will increase comfort and decrease fatigue. This cushion is wider than the Standard Back Wedge and is specifically designed to support a broader surface for wider chairs. It is reversible. Dimensions: 18” x 14” x 2”.

    • Great for wider chairs
    • Increases comfort and decreases fatigue
    • Helps place body in more natural posture
    • Supports thorax or lumbar spine
    • SKU: AL107; Dimensions: 18” x 14” x 2”
  • Standard Back Wedge

    Wendy says: The Aston Line Standard Back Wedge helps neutralize the concavity or slope of the back of a chair or seat. A sloping chair or seat compresses the body and this cushion is designed to support the thorax or lumbar spine to a more natural sitting posture. Sitting in a more natural posture will increase comfort and decrease fatigue. This cushion is narrower than the Medium Back Wedge and works great with many vehicle seats, office chairs, dining room chairs, etc. It is reversible. Dimensions: 18” x 12.5” x 2”.

    • Great for vehicle seats, office chairs, and dining room chairs
    • Increases comfort and decreases fatigue
    • Helps place body in more natural posture
    • Supports thorax or lumbar spine
    • SKU: AL106; Dimensions: 18” x 12.5” x 2”
  • Thick Back Wedge

    Wendy says: The Aston Line Thick Back Wedge helps neutralize the concavity or slope of the back of a chair or seat. A sloping chair or seat compresses the body and this cushion is designed to support the thorax or lumbar spine to a more natural sitting posture. Sitting in a more natural posture will increase comfort and decrease fatigue. This cushion is thicker than the Standard and Medium. Dimensions: 18” x 12.5” x 2.5”.

    • Great for vehicle seats, office chairs, and dining room chairs
    • Increases comfort and decreases fatigue
    • Helps place body in more natural posture
    • Supports thorax or lumbar spine
    • SKU: AL115; Dimensions: 18” x 12.5” x 2.5”
  • Thin Back Wedge

    Wendy says: The Thin Back Wedge helps neutralize a slightly concave or sloping back of a chair or seat. A sloping chair or seat compresses the body and this cushion is designed to support the thorax or lumbar spine to a more natural sitting posture. Sitting in a more natural posture will increase comfort and decrease fatigue. This cushion offers less thickness and firmness than the Standard Back and is perfect for chairs that require some extra support. It is reversible. Dimensions: 18: x 12.5” x 1.5”.

    • Great for vehicle seats, office chairs, and dining room chairs
    • Increases comfort and decreases fatigue
    • Helps place body in more natural posture
    • Supports thorax or lumbar spine
    • SKU: AL124; Dimensions: 18” x 12.5” x 2.5”
  • Obus Forme Supporting Roll

    Wendy says: The Obus Forme Supporting Roll helps provide support for the curvature of the lower back or neck. It can provide relief from pain aggravated by poor posture. It can be used in combination with the Obus Forme® Highback Backrest Support or your car’s headrest. An adjustable elastic strap secures it in place on any chair or seat with ease.

    • Helps relieve back pain
    • Supports curvature of lower back or neck
    • Includes adjustable strap

You will be happy with any of these

  • Obus Ultra Forme™ Backrest

    Wendy says: The Obus Ultra Forme™ Backrest helps relieve chronic back pain by relieving pressure on the lumbar discs and lower back muscles. This is accomplished by shifting the spine into a positive neutral curve which reduces muscle contraction by 50% and helping to alleviating much of the strain typically felt in these muscles. Choose from three sizes depending on height. Small - under 5’2”, Medium – 5’2”-6’2”, and Large - over 6’2”.

    • Helps relieve back pain
    • Supports and cradles back in natural S-curve
    • Relieves pressure on the lumbar
    • Small, Medium and Large size depending on height
  • Obus Forme CustomAIR Backrest Support

    Wendy says: The Obus Forme CustomAIR Backrest Support supports and cradles the back in a natural S-curve and helps relieve pressure on the lumbar. It comes with a built-in lumbar pad that inflates to custom fit your individual needs. An easy-to-use pump and deflation valve are located behind the backrest.

    • Supports and cradles back in natural S-curve
    • Relieves pressure on the lumbar
    • Can increase back comfort and decrease fatigue
    • Built-in inflatable lumbar pad
  • Obus Forme CustomAIR Halfback Cushion

    Wendy says: The Obus Forme CustomAIR Halfback Cushion helps relieve pressure on your upper or lower back and adjusts to suit your comfort needs. Inflation and deflation valves are built into the cushion and the “air pump” and release buttons let you to easily control the amount of support needed for your optimal comfort and relief.

    An elastic strap allows you to easily secure the Obus Forme CustomAIR Halfback Cushion to any chair or seat.

    • Relieves pressure on upper or lower back
    • Inflatable back support
    • Air pump lets you control amount of support
    • Elastic strap secures in place
  • Obus Forme Ultimate Backrest

    Wendy says: The Obus Forme Ultimate Backrest helps support and cradle the back in a natural S-curve. It is enhanced with heat, massage, and CustomAIR® lumbar support. The ergonomically designed handheld controller lets you control of heat, intensity, and type of massage and degree of lumbar support. It includes car and AC adapters for use in your vehicle, home, or office.

    • Supports and cradles back in natural S-curve
    • Relieves pressure on the lumbar
    • Can increase back comfort and decrease fatigue
    • Handheld controller to regulate heat, intensity, and massage type
  • Obus Forme Highback Backrest

    Wendy says: The Obus Forme Highback Backrest Support accommodates vehicles with bench seating and can provide improved head and neck support for vehicles with headrests that sit too low.

    The S-shaped design supports the natural curve of your spine to promote natural sitting posture. The adjustable and removable lumbar pad can be placed in the curve of the lower back. It is lightweight and portable and can be used in your car, home or office. It comes in black. Dimensions: 31” high x 7” deep x 18” wide.

    • Ideal for those who spend long hours driving
    • Helps to prevent and relieve back pain
    • Supports natural S-curve

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