The Surprising Health Benefits of a Foam Seat Cushion

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Are you aware of the ways a foam seat cushion protects you from the harmful effects of sitting? Sitting at your office desk is a sedentary position, and according to doctors, prolonged sitting could put you at greater risk for conditions such as obesity, cancer, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease. Furthermore, sitting exerts pressure on your body that leads to digestive and circulatory issues.

Of course, two of the best ways to mitigate the harmful effects of sitting at work is to get a good amount of exercise and to take regular standing breaks when sitting for too long. However, it is also a good idea to get a foam cushion that will reduce compression on your hips, tailbone, and lower abdomen. Using a good foam cushion leads to increased comfort and less unhealthy pressure on your digestive tract and circulatory system. When using a foam cushion, your weight is more evenly distributed, ensuring that your lower body doesn’t bear the full brunt of the chair’s frame. Foam cushions also encourage better posture and decrease your chances of experiencing chronic pain.

At The Foam Factory, you can order custom-cut foam cushions made from different foam types. Choose the type of foam with your preferred level of firmness, then contact The Foam Factory to discuss your custom cushion’s measurements and unique shape. The experts at The Foam Factory can make almost any shape you can imagine. You can reach them at 586-627-3626 or by email at