Outcome Measures


Two surveys were completed for office workers that needed more help

ActivSeating Process used

Retrospective Study (2016)

  • 1,000 people studies from 1-5 years later
  • Asked symptom and productivity changes

Comparative Study (2018)

  • 187 people compared initial and follow-up data
  • Low Back and Upper Quarter pain groups
    Audio Transcription

    Two surveys were done in the same Fortune 500 Company for office workers that failed the regular online ergonomics training and needed an in-person ergonomic consultation.

    The ActivSeating™ process was used for all clients in both studies

    The Retrospective Study (2016) was a survey sent to 1,000 people from one to five years after the single initial consultation and they were asked about their symptoms and productivity changes since that consultation. Of the 187 people respondents: 

    • 94% were more productive
    • 92% had fewer symptoms; less than 2% still had symptoms affecting work
    • none were worse

    The Comparative Study (2018) was a survey of 95 people for whom an initial questionnaire on body part, symptom severity and frequency was completed at the initial consultation, and the same questions were repeated from six months to two years later. Those data averages were divided into Low Back and Upper Quarter (or neck, shoulder, arm and hand) pain groups, and then paired to show outcome. 

    • There was an average 80% reduction in the frequency and severity of the low back symptom group (36 people)
    • There was an average 86% reduction in the frequency and severity of neck, shoulder, arm and hand symptom group (59 people)
    • None were worse 
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