Over time, even high-end office chairs will lose their comfiness, or maybe they never had it, in either case, the best cushion for office chairs can make it all better. Some of the best office chair cushions provide extra support for the bum and back, particularly helping the coccyx, and sciatica. They’re made with durable yet soft materials that are pragmatic and comfortable. Here are some of the best office chair cushions in 2021 that you can find on the market right now.
The reverse-contoured shape of this cushion takes the pressure off the upper legs, allowing proper circulation. The foam also adds support to the bum and lower back.
The shape and design of this pillow make it an excellent choice for those with poor to troubled circulation, including those with diabetes, atherosclerosis, high blood pressure, and more. It also promotes a healthier posture and adds support for the bum and lower back, which boosts the benefits offered considerably. It’s made of pure memory foam and has a machine-washable and zippered cover.
Provides support, distributes body weight, and boosts circulation
Works anywhere, including office chairs, cars, airline seats, and more
Breathable mesh material and zippered, removable cover
This uniquely-shaped cushion is designed to cradle the bum and upper thighs, encouraging proper posture and alleviating discomfort. It’s heat-responsive and will adjust its shape to match the body.
Providing excellent support for pain and discomfort, this pillow cradles the tailbone or coccyx. It also helps boost posture, providing added support for sciatica, back, hip, and legs. Although, it works best when paired with a lumbar support pillow, or a chair that has one built-in. The material is pure memory foam, with a thin cover and non-slip rubber bottom. The cover is machine-washable and can be removed temporarily to clean. While the pillow would work fine with any seat, its ideal application is with an office chair.
It’s heat-responsive and molds to a user’s body shape
While most similar pillows are pure memory foam, this one employs a foam and gel mashup. It’s exceptionally supportive and encourages a much healthier posture during use.
Sitting for long periods is not healthy, and it’s not good for the back, particularly when it comes to posture. This pillow supports the bum, tailbone, and lower back, encouraging better resting etiquette. It’s made of a memory foam and gel mashup, with the gel in the middle. The lightly contoured design cradles the bottom well, without edges that are too harsh or unforgiving.
The thin profile of this pillow makes it excellent for use with nearly any type of seating, from office chairs to directly on the floor. It’s made entirely out of memory foam with minimal contours.
This firm, all-foam cushion provides excellent support, but it’s not as soft as some other options. Here, that’s okay, because it helps to improve posture, and takes the pressure off the tailbone. The honeycombed and breathable foam stays cool, and with the zippered cover on top. The cover is machine-washable and has a built-in handle for travel
Designed for use with any seat or chair, this simple-shaped cushion is comfortable and effective. Breathable memory foam and mesh materials keep the bum cool while remaining tough and durable.
ather than an elaborate contoured design, this pillow has a simple, extra-large rectangular design. The shape serves its purpose well, as it’s meant to be used anywhere and everywhere, not just with office chairs. Even so, it’s still considered to be the best cushion for office chairs. It has a built-in travel handle and non-slip cover, making it perfect for use on flights, in cars, around the home, and more. It’s also machine-washable so it’s super easy to keep clean. The breathable mesh cover allows proper airflow, keeping the bum cool and preventing heat and sweat buildup.
Classic design matches any type of seat or chair
Breathable memory foam material keeps the bum cool
May be too big for some office chairs
By Melissa Bartholomew
Melissa is a clinical pharmacist licensed for practice in multiple US states. Her expertise stems from her near-decade long experience in the industry. Melissa began her pharmacy journey with her undergraduate biology and chemistry degrees, and later went on to earn her doctorate in pharmaceutical and health sciences. When she is not working, she is spending time with her children and furthering her passion for wellness.