Entries by Sam. Izak Liu

BackCare charity highlights the problems of sitting for long periods

During this year around 30 million people in the UK will experience back or neck pain. There are many causes of these debilitating conditions including sedentary lifestyles and spending hours working at a desk, often aggravated by poorly designed chairs. Dr Brian Hammond, Chair of BackCare, said: “One solution for back and neck pain sufferers […]

The shape of future individuals

There are now several scanning techniques employed to create 3-Dimensional imaging or Whole Body Surface Anthropometry. However, the TC2 body scanners used by “Size USA” or the white light BVI scanners used at the University of Aston in association with Select Research will eventually result in a bank of real statistical data that will be […]

Ergonomic seating is only average

It is estimated that during the course of an average office worker’s career he or she will have sat in more than 3 but less than 15 different types of office chairs. Statistics don’t actually tell you much really. Some workers stay in the same job for many years and develop a personal attachment to […]

Body Shape Assessment and ELBV

For many years seating companies and DSE assessment companies have focussed on the limb measurements of individuals in order to influence or suggest the selection of a particular combination of seat pad size, backrest heights or armrest adjustment levels. Indeed, this practice has resulted in the creation of indicative average (anthropometric) measurements in order to […]

Cervical Spondylosis 

Symptoms of cervical spondylosis include neck pain and shoulder pain. The pain can be severe in some cases. Occasional headaches may also occur, which usually start at the back of the head, just above the neck, and travel over the top to the forehead. Pain usually comes and goes, with flare-ups followed by symptom-free periods. Around […]

2016 Price List

Dear Customer The team at Status is pleased to have been able to reduce the prices of many of the options available for our highly adaptable Humanfactor range which, for many models, will result in us being able to maintain 2015 prices overall or even offer a slight reduction in RRP. Other retail prices for […]

Humanfactor

The Cpod® backrest system has crept into the market, but is finally being recognised as an exciting new way to assist individuals with sensitive back complaints, and specifically with lower back injuries, pains or sciatica. The more that it is exposed to the market the greater the number of enquiries (and orders) that we receive. […]

Slipped Discs

A slipped disc – known as a prolapsed or herniated disc – occurs when one of the discs that sit between the bones of the spine (the vertebrae) is damaged and presses on the nerves. This can cause back pain and neck pain, as well as symptoms such as numbness, a tingling sensation, or weakness in other areas of the […]