Spending most of your time in your living room studying, entertaining your kids or guests, or reading books need a comforting sofa, especially if you need to keep your healthy back, neck, and shoulders. But you will need special designed sofas if you or one of your family members already has back or neck issues and spend several daily hours in your living room.
The recliner modern sofas use several advanced technologies that help you adjust your seating position every while, protect your hip, neck, and lower back, and distribute your body’s pressure upon different points.
If you have real back problems, you will need a zero gravity sofa with position reclining and swing up and down features to help you forget the pressure points and get free massage whenever you need. You will find such sofa with mono or multi-move mechanisms to help you adjust the back and\or feet of the sofa to reach your most comforting position. The size of such a sofa should match the available space in your living room and the expected weight to its users.
In addition to the changing position, you should get a sofa with more than 2.4 foam density rating, hand-tied coil springs, high back and sides to reach your ears, and a suitable seat height to rest your feet on the floor with about 90 degree knees angle.
The position of the sofa itself in your living room will help you sit comfortably taking the right position. If you spend your time in the living room watching TV or using computer, you should place such devices on a suitable level to avoid raising your neck up or down. If you a reading lover, you can support your lower back and neck with a suitable pillow to reduce stress upon your elbow and arms.
You should avoid the sofas with too far reclining back, the headrest that keep your head forward, and the cushions that move excessively whenever you use the sofa. Similarly, you should avoid the sofa with less than 8-way tied springs or low quality frame to avoid having an unstable base.