WHEN SITTING
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ACTION GOAL #1: Adjust the seat pan height so that

a. Your feet rest comfortably flat on the floor, or on a footrest.
b. Your knees are slightly lower than your hips.


IF YOU SEE THIS...   TRY THIS...    
Your feet do not rest comfortably flat on the floor.   Lower the chair until your feet rest comfortably flat on the floor.   Use a footrest.



IF YOU SEE THIS...   TRY THIS...    
   
Your feet rest comfortably on the floor, but your knees are higher than your hips.   Raise the chair until your hips are slightly higher than your knees.    
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