OT-designed specialist seat that prevents posture-related issues celebrates 25 years

OT-designed specialist seat that prevents posture-related issues celebrates 25 years

Designed by Mary Gale, an Australian occupational therapist, The Bambach Saddle Seat has an intriguing story behind it. While utilizing horse riding as a therapy, Mary noted the profound effect that sitting on horseback had on the sitting posture and trunk control of people with neurological symptoms.

Bambach– which is shown to assist the user sit easily, while eliminating back discomfort and avoiding posture-related issues– is 25 years of ages and Bambach UK states it remains as popular as the day it was introduced.

From her findings, she determined the need for a seat that could replicate the saddle sitting position, with the pelvis being in its upright, neutral position, resulting in improved posture and a healthyS shaped spine. This is where The Bambach Saddle Seat was born.

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The Bambach Saddle Seat not just eases back discomfort, it also eliminates the source of future posture-related back discomfort by keeping the bodys centre of gravity straight above the sitting bones, therefore keeping the spines naturalS shape, even when stretching or leaning forward. Energy usage is reduced because the postural muscles in the core do not require to work as tough– as they do with other seats– to keep the body upright.

In the UK, around 2.5 million individuals experience issues with their backs on an everyday basis, according to Bambach UK, while pain in this area is noted as the primary cause of disability worldwide. Sadly, for numerous, the basic everyday act of sitting is among the most significant offenders in producing neck and back pain.

Traditional seats require the spine out of its natural healthyS shape, into a less unhealthy and natural C shape. This leads to musculoskeletal problems, such as lower pain in the back, and compresses internal organs that can lead to posture-related issues with backs, necks, arms, shoulders and hands.

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For additional information on the specialist seat, call 020 8532 5100, e-mail: info@bambach.co.uk or go to the site.

Customized to match every user, offering real support, and naturally eliminating and preventing pain in the back, The Bambach Saddle Seat has proved itself to be the seat of choice for many during the past 25 years.