So if you have managed to click on this page, I am going to take an educated guess and say that you have some interest in purchasing an ergonomic sit-stand stool and if that is the case, then I will also assume that you know what they are.
With that out of the way, I will make this post short, sweet and to the point, because I kind of have a habit of writing pretty long posts around 2000 words+ like my rundown of the best ergonomic office chairs for under $300.
If you are in a hurry then feel free to scroll down to the actual reviews and see what I think are the 3 best ergonomic sit-stand stools.
However, for those interested in the reasons behind this post, you can start here…
Very Quick Intro…
You may be wondering why I am even writing a post about such an obscure thing?
Well, it is for the very reason that you have taken the time to search for the best sit-stand stool you can find, that I am writing this post for you.
Here’s the deal:
Part of the reason behind Ergonomic Health is to get lots of information about various types of ergonomic products, information and research, etc, all in one place that you find the thing you are after.
So to that end, I have decided to take away all of the tedious research for you and just deliver the information to you in a nice, jargon-free way.
I understand that ergonomics is a bit of an opaque subject, but as you know, it is too important to our overall health that it should not be overlooked.
Therefore Ergonomic Health tries to make things a bit easier to digest and help to get to what you want.
These wobble chairs are generally meant for the office and the reason one may consider purchasing this item, is pure because if you are sitting behind a desk in front of a computer for long periods of time, chances are high you will alter your back shape resulting in an unwanted issues such as forward head posture or poor blood circulation.
Things To Look For When Considering An Ergo Sit Stand Work Stool
- The best kind sit stand stool is adjustable.
- They can fit many different body shapes and sizes, but also should bend to your relative position and afford a degree of flexibility.
- Freedom to move around easily.
- Quite similar to the adjustability point, but more specifically they should have a bit of a “bounce” that helps you to get up easily from it. They should take the weight of your body while still providing free movement.
- It should make use of quality materials.
- Most decent, long-lasting and most importantly, ergonomically correct stools, will use high-quality sit-stand stools parts that ensure long life and make sure they remain firmly planted to the ground.
Ergonomic Sit Stand Stools: 3 Of The Best Wobble Chairs
Wobble Stool By Uncaged Ergonomics
For those of you that just want a sit stand stool that just works
The Wobble Stool is a good looking stool that ticks all the right boxes.
Its features include:
22-33 inch, incremental adjustments which can help to facilitate movement while sitting as well as a triangular saddle seat that has rounded edges for improved comfort.
However, in my opinion, 2 of the best and unique features are its rounded base that lets the stool “move” with you, and its strong rubber base that helps it stick to the ground.
- Compact and takes up little space.
- Simple to adjust the elevation with the hydraulic raise post.
- Simple to maneuver around… you can tilt it and change positions easily.
- Easy assembly straight out of the box with very few parts to put together, (a big plus for someone like me who just wants to get things up and running!).
- It helps to strengthen core and leg mobility by promoting good posture.
- Wobble free thanks to its clever base, which also means that it stays in position.
If cost is an issue but you don’t want to compromise on quality
The Vestil CPRO is great compromise of quality and affordability.
Don’t let the word compromise put you off though because it really is a great chair.
Some positives are:
- Portable; easy to take to and from your place of work, i.e. you can use it in your office and then take it back home to use it in your home.
- Very quick to adjust the height and also very easy. No pinched fingers or having to bring out power tools just to get it to fit you!
- Ergonomically sound.
- Can fold up for easy portability and storage
From reading through other people’s reviews and checking around the internet, it seems that this is a very popular sit stand stool for astronomers.
However, it is very flexible and is suited to a wide range of environments.
Money is no object…I want only the best!
This is a very good ergo sit stand and work wobble stool for almost any environment, excellent in fact.
You might be wondering:
What do you actually get?
Well, I am going to let Muvman do the talking because I don’t think I could put it any better:
“Featuring one of the most versatile pneumatic lifts in the category, a strong, supportive base, plus a bold design that’s not only stylish but practical, the Muvman stool is an exciting new active seating option.
…The plush microfiber seat isn’t just great looking, it adds friction to keep you secure on the seat while you lean forward. The front edge of the seat is flexible and adaptable. Other flat-front seats tend to impede the blood circulation behind the legs, but Muvman’s unique anti-pressure-point-design alleviates undue pressure. If you’re more used to a saddle seat, simply rotate the seat forty-five degrees and use the corner as a saddle. How’s that for adaptable? What’s more, the seat’s slight arch keeps your pelvis upright, supporting the natural S-shape curve of the spine.
Another thoughtful feature of the seat design is the ergo handle on the back of the seat. This practical grip makes taking Muvman to a colleague’s desk or to another room simple and convenient.
Muvman’s pneumatic lift is one of the most versatile in the industry. Not only is the height range adjustment one of the best in the category (20″-33″ seat height on the standard, and 23.5″ – 36″ on the tall lift), it also has the unique ability to tilt 360° while the base remains flat on the ground thanks to the spring strut in the baseplate. The innovative, patented flexzone® technology allows the lift to move freely but securely in the base. The strut positions the pneumatic lift at a 4° forward tilt so that your hips remain limber and healthy at all seat heights.”
(NOTE: This description is directly from the manufacturer and not from Ergonomic Health)
So there you go, lots of words like plush and bold and versatile!
Let me level with you:
This is a great chair, really.
However, I haven’t put it as the winner because of some specific reasons.
We have spoken with some of the owners who say it’s great and the product is sound with many things that make it superior to the other stools on this list.
But if you really just want the best of all worlds, from price to comfort to ease of use, then the ergo Work Wobble Stool at the top of the post is my recommendation.
So What Is the Conclusion here?
All of the models listed above are brilliant and do the job that you want them to do without any fuss.
Moreover, you will be very happy with all of them.
However, there can only be 1 winner and only 1 that I would recommend and buy for myself.
For me, the Wobble Stool by Uncaged Ergonomics is the clear winner.
It sits in a nice sweet spot between being affordable, but also uncompromising on the quality of materials and unique features.
My favorite part is the hard-wearing, rubberized ball base, which gives freedom of movement as well as keeping you firmly stuck to the ground.
From speaking with others who actually use sit stand stools on a daily basis, it is clear to me that these are the 2 most important aspects that they look for.