Best back support cushion for your office chair 2023

Everlasting Comfort Lumbar Support Cushion
Everlasting Comfort Lumbar Support Cushion (Image credit: Everlasting Comfort)

While you can make every effort to make your office ergonomic, sometimes you need a bit of extra back support to keep your body in alignment. Ideally, you'll have a good ergonomic office chair like the Oak Hollow Aloria Series Office Chair. Still, it may not be in the budget, and a cushion can improve the feel of your current chair. These back cushions are different shapes, sizes, and price points, but they are all constructed of memory foam to give you the best back support for your office chair.

Which is the best back support for your office chair?

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With more of us working from home than ever before, it's that much more important for us to have comfortable workspaces wherever we are working. You also may need a back support cushion if you use a wheelchair, travel a lot, or just want your recliner to be more comfortable. Please note that this list is no substitute for medical advice. The Everlasting Comfort Lumbar Support for Office Chair is a great all-around choice because it can be placed along different parts of your back, depending on where you need the most support.

The Samsonite Half Moon Lumbar Support Pillow is ideal if what you need is lumbar support in particular. The supportive memory foam pillow combines firm support and softness. The outer cover is removable and washable. Since it's small, it can easily be moved from your home office to your car to your office, wherever you need it.

These back support cushions are a fantastic way of upgrading even the most modest of options from something found on our cheap office chair guide. Heck, we've long-extended the life of a few of our own cheap chairs over the years by adding some extra support.

For all-over comfort, you might also consider a office seat cushion. Used in concert with a back cushion, you can create a pretty nice setup for yourself. If you're able, I'd also like to suggest a standing desk like the Flexispot EG1 Standing Desk. I use one, and I find that alternating sitting, standing, and moving throughout the day is more comfortable than sitting all day.

Karen S Freeman

Karen is a contributor to as a writer and co-host of the iMore Show. She’s been writing about Apple since 2010 with a year-long break to work at an Apple Store as a product specialist. She's also a contributor at CNET. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for Macworld, AppAdvice, WatchAware. She’s an early adopter who used to wait in long lines on release days before pre-ordering made things much easier. Karen is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to spend time with her family, travel the world, and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.