Do you sit in an office all day? If you do sit at a desk all day, your chair probably does not provide you with the right amount of support. The result of this is back pain, restless leg, and other associated aches and pains.

It might not be possible to change your chair but it is possible to add support for your back to ease this pain and discomfort. A back support pillow can make a big difference in your comfort during the day. These chair pillows have been designed to provide back support for office chairs. Adding one of these lumbar pillows to your chair means you can work without worrying about aches, pains or stiffness at the end of the day.

We take a look at 5 of the best chair pillows to ease back pain.

Xtreme Comforts Orthopedic Chair Support Cushion

A doctor was involved in the ergonomic design of this cushion to ensure that you are both comfortable and supported when sitting on this pillow. The U-shape of this pillow creates space for the coccyx to float rather than being compressed against a seat, bearing the weight of your body. This non-skid anti-slip bottom of this cushion means that a healthy posture is maintained throughout the day while you are sitting. When your lumbar spine is correctly aligned, back pain is reduced, blood flow to the legs increased and you will be more comfortable overall.

If your job requires you to sit for extended periods in an office, a truck, train or an airplane then this is the cushion for you.

DMI Lumbar Support Pillow

Ease lower back pain with this orthopedic pillow. This pillow fits comfortably into your lower back correcting poor posture and easing the pain associated with injuries and arthritis. It has been specifically designed to reduce slouching and to keep the lower back properly aligned. Recommended by Chiropractors the DMI pillow will ease lower back pain while you are sitting. This pillow comes with a composite board insert that adds additional support to your back.

You can use this pillow in your desk chair but also while you are driving or even watching TV. It will help to keep your back straight wherever you are.

Kieba Coccyx Seat Cushion

Made from ultra-premium memory foam, with soothing gel technology, this pillow provides maximum support and comfort. The ergonomic design of the cushion and the large area of gel coverage promotes good posture and relieves pain and tension from the lower back. The non-slip bottom means it will stay in place while you work or drive. This cushion will not flatten, is breathable and comes with a removable cover.

This cushion is recommended for relief from bedsores, lower back pain, sciatic tension, herniated discs and those who spend hours at the office.

Aylio Coccyx Seat Cushion

This is an imported pillow that comes with a soft velvet cover for additional comfort and luxury. The cut-out design of this cushion takes the pressure off your spine. The fact that your coccyx hovers above the cut-out means lower back pain and discomfort is prevented. The contoured surface of the pillow cradles your buttocks and the wedge structure distributes the weight evenly which allows for the spine to align correctly. You will also find relief from lower back pain and sciatica with this pillow as it reduces the pressure on the tailbone.

This pillow comes with a nifty handle making it easy to take with you. It can be used on an office chair, car seat, airplane or wheelchair.

Ziraki Lumbar Pillow

Get this lumbar pillow for instant back pain relief. This memory foam cushion will gently support the natural contours of your spine so that you are able to enjoy comfort while you work. It corrects your posture providing support along your lower backs natural arcs. Say goodbye to lower back pain, add this pillow to your chair and your aches and pains will be relieved. This is not a soft pillow, it provides firm support for your back.

You can use this pillow for relief on an office chair, wheelchair, train, car or bus.

Purple Royal Seat Pillow

You may have heard of this cushion but is the purple seat cushion worth it? The answer to this will differ from person to person but we do think it is worthy of a recommendation. Office workers will find great relief from this cushion. The purple cushion claims to help you correct seating positions like the ‘rump slump’ and the ‘cheek lean’. The design of this pillow provides perfect support for the neck and spine without adding pressure to your hips. It is well ventilated and won’t result in your buttocks overheating or getting sweaty and uncomfortable.

Truck drivers, authors, CEOs, gamers and artists will find this cushion comfortable.

If you do suffer from lower back pain, adding a chair pillow will help to relieve this pain. It is also important to make sure that if you do have a bad back your bed support is correct. The last thing you want is to sit on an uncomfortable chair and then sleep on an uncomfortable mattress.