Chair Mechanisms - Integral Lumbar Support

Integral Lumbar Support Diagram

Lower back support is essential when it comes to chairs. This lumbar support feature allows the height of the back to adjust for optimal placement, helping to better support the lower back, reducing stress and discomfort. We selected a few of our favorite chairs with this feature below.

This mechanism guide is designed to provide information about chair functions and features so you can make an informed decision based on your needs, preferences and styles. For more information on other chair mechanisms, check out our chair buying guide.

Alera Etros Chair

Alera® Etros Series Mesh Mid-Back Petite Multifunction Chair

This mesh, mid-back chair is an affordable option, without sacrificing comfort and support. Designed specifically for petite users, but can be adjusted to suit users of various sizes. This chair provides options, allowing the user full control. A three-lever multifunction mechanism adjusts the back angle relative to seat, seat slide and forward tilt. Along with height and width adjustable arms, the back of the chair can also be heightened or lowered based on the height of the user to better support the lower back.

Compel Derby

Compel Derby Task Chair

This contemporary yet simple task chair features an adjustable, curved mesh back to allow for better air circulation and lower back support. A multi-density foam seat cushion provides comfort while sitting for extended periods of time and dual casters allow for effortless maneuverability. This functional chair also includes adjustable arms, seat slide adjustment and pneumatic seat height adjustment to accommodate various statures.

Eurotech Apollo Chair

Eurotech Apollo MT9400 Mesh Office Chair

A consistent user favorite; the Apollo has it all. It merges superior comfort, quality and adjustability. It features a breathable mesh to keep you cool, and a curved seat cushion with a gradual sloped edge to alleviate pressure behind the knees. This chair is highly customizable and adaptable, including integral lumbar support, reducing tension on the lower back.