BackShape is a subtle shape designed to
work on firm seat backs like car and office seats. It can't help much
on sofas and armchairs, where
the bottom cushion is generally
the sofa back is too upright to align with your back, and
support sinks into the upholstery. This may be more or less of a
problem, for example it will sink in less on a firmly
For these reasons conventional upholstered furniture is very bad for backs, and should be seen as a key risk.
Generally sofas and armchairs
are very difficult to alter to provide back support. However you can try using
a sheet of plywood at an angle against the back, in order to shorten the
cushion length, open out the hip angle, and provide a solid base for a
back support. Then a BackShape may be effective for you, with a cushion
under your neck and head.
A lot of leather sofas in today's market do not
provide any back support. We may not know it, but there are things
especially designed to ensure that our backs are properly taken care
of. BackShape is an innovation that aims to provide support on your
back. This is not very effective on sofas though, but it works
perfectly on office seats and alike. The BackShape is an effective way
to take care of your back without doing much effort.
If you find yourself sliding off, you can
tip the sofa slightly by putting something under the front legs, or taking
the castors off the back legs.