Dr. David Lee and Standing Stations in the Workplace

Dr. David Lee and Standing Stations in the Workplace

May 22, 2018

Looking to change up your workstation and introduce a standing desk? Before you do, have a listen to what Dr. David Lee of the Adelaide Clinic thinks about standing work stations.

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Health Benefits You’ll See from adding Movement into Your Work Day

Health Benefits You’ll See from adding Movement into Your Work Day

April 17, 2018

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Static Sitting Leading to Increase in Liver, Visceral and Abdominal Fat

Static Sitting Leading to Increase in Liver, Visceral and Abdominal Fat

February 21, 2018

More evidence suggesting that sitting still for prolonged periods of time is bad for your health has emerged, particularly focusing on the increase in fat surrounding internal organs and in the abdomen. 

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Dr. David Lee and Staying Open and Mobile

Dr. David Lee and Staying Open and Mobile

January 29, 2018

Dr. Lee of the Adelaide Clinic talks about the importance of staying open and mobile at work, and what we can do from our office chair to help!

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CoreChair for post surgery rehabilitation

Surgeon Recommends Using the CoreChair for Post Surgery Rehab

January 16, 2018

Dr Patrick Gamble, Orthopaedic Surgeon recommends CoreChair to his patients post-surgery as movement, blood flow and strengthening are key to a quick recovery.

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Dr. David Lee and the Exercise Ball

Dr. David Lee and the Exercise Ball

January 09, 2018

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CoreChair Review: Joe Yoon, Professional Massage Therapist, USA

CoreChair Review: Joe Yoon, Professional Massage Therapist, USA

December 06, 2017 2 Comments

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Dr. David Lee Discusses the Sitting Disease

Dr. David Lee Discusses the Sitting Disease

December 04, 2017

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Dr. David Lee and the Bay Street Hunch

Dr. David Lee and the Bay Street Hunch

November 22, 2017

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CoreChair Affiliate: Dr. David Lee

CoreChair Affiliate: Dr. David Lee

November 15, 2017

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About CoreChair

Introduction to the CoreChair

Patrick's Story

With a degree in Kinesiology, the study of human body movement, Patrick has committed his personal life to an active and healthy lifestyle and pursued solutions to optimize this among others. 

                                                            Patrick Harrison on a Conference Call   Patrick Harrison Snowboarding 
Patrick's initial success was the development of a company that focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of specialized seating solutions for non ambulatory persons dependent on wheelchairs for mobility. Special Health Systems Ltd., was considered a leader in this field in North America as well as other global centers prior to the sale of this company in 1995 to US based Invacare Corporation. 
After the sale of this company, Patrick pursued many other entrepreneurial ventures that ranged from agricultural to philanthropic opportunities, but was drawn back to his passion to create solutions that would address physical challenges experienced by everyday people.
Patrick Harrison SHS
With the emerging awareness on the perils of sedentary lifestyle coupled with the musculoskeletal damage incurred by desk jockeys, Harrison was inspired by the number of persons who intuitively sought activity in their day at the office by taking an exercise ball to replace their traditional office chair.
Thus he began what became a 7 plus year project to create what is best described as a disruptive innovation by developing an active sitting chair that is now commercially known as CoreChair. 
                                                 Patrick Harrison Paddleboarding   Patrick Harrison IronMan  Patrick Harrison Surfing
Aware that human nature and the resistance to change is the biggest challenge that we all face, Patrick collaborated with Centers of Excellence such as the University of Waterloo, Mayo Clinic, Cornell University and others, to validate the efficacy of this design. 
In parallel, Patrick sought practical input from clinicians, health experts and everyday people to gain feedback on the design evolution to ensure a comfortable and effective solution. 
The result is a very high quality seating solution that challenges traditional doctrine of healthy workplace environments, with attention to detail on every day needs and value to those who use it. 

Our Core Design

The vision of CoreChair is to offer the world’s healthiest, ergonomic and therapeutic office chair. Paying little mind to convention or tradition, we chose to focus on you, the sitter. Our tech innovation focuses on optimal posture through core stabilization and movement that mobilizes key joints most affected by sitting. We made our seat highly sculpted to relieve pressure points, prevent sliding and deliver comfort. It works in conjunction with the low back, stabilizing the pelvis to optimize your sitting posture, reduce back pain and prevent slumping at your desk. Many of us are actively seeking therapeutic remedies to help reduce our back pain. Prolonged static sitting in traditional chairs (even high end ergonomic chairs) can result in uncomfortable back strain and lack of movement. Invest in your health with an innovative seating solution designed to harmonize your personal movement with your chair.

 

 

 

Our Strategic Partners

ACE Corporate Member: CoreChair Strategic Partner CAOT Corporate Partner - CoreChair Strategic Partner DMZ - CoreChair Strategic Partner GoodLife Fitness, GoodLife Rewards - CoreChair Strategic Partner HRPA (Human Resources Professionals Association) - CoreChair Strategic Partner    Adelaide Health Clinic             The Ultimate Health Podcast

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