I did a lot of research on 'gaming' chairs and finally convinced myself to just get a nice office chair instead.
I ended up with this and it's REALLY nice/comfortable: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07Y8BXBX8/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I was a little apprehensive about it having a mesh seat since I often sit on my legs/feet, but this mesh is awesome and super comfortable no matter how I'm sitting.
Also it works great on hardwood floors, the wheels are super nice quality and smooth (doesn't leave any marks at all), but still stiff enough that you won't roll away from your desk if you put your feet up/lean back.
Bonus is that it has flip-up arms, which means you can slide it under desks really easy when not using it.
I bought an Amazon Basic chair and I'm very satisfied with it. It's not a racing chair and has no gaming flair, so no increased fps, but it's really comfortable and affordable.
The Herman Miller Aeron is the gold standard.
However, I have a Alera Elusion from Amazon. It's got all the adjustability of a much more expensive chair; adjustable Seat pan, adjustable back, the seat pan angle and back reset angle are individually adjustable etc.
It is no Aeron but if you are on a budget, this is the best I have found.
This is also on Amazon for those wondering. The white one is $94.99+$9.99 Shipping though.
Same price as on amazon. Might not be as good of a deal as newegg would have you believe.
For 65$, you can't go wrong with the amazon basic mesh back.. something something office chair.
I liked mine so much, I bought one for my mom. After over a year, I've yet to have an issue with it.
I got Alera elusion high back, very comfortable chair
I’ve used it for about 8 months now and it’s holding up nice. My brother got the same model after trying out mine. Biggest complaint I have is that it creaks when you roll around while sitting but not bad.
These chairs from amazon fit your style and budget and they seem to have pretty good reviews.
The hell is a racing chair? Don't buy into that nonsense, they're overhyped underperforming garbage. I got this chair for around $289 and it's amazing.
Gabrylly office chair
This chair is the real deal https://www.amazon.in/AmazonBasics-Back-Office-Chair-Black/dp/B00IFHPVEU/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1541148975&sr=1-1&pi=AC_SL180_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=amazon+basics+chair been
I can say the chair itself is super comfy. But not $500 comfy. lol.
The $100 ones off amazon are worth.
This is the chair shown in the pic. This one is worth imo.
Ah the headrest I purchased separately on Amazon. Its this one (H3 version for the classic Aeron model) https://smile.amazon.com/Engineered-Now-Headrest-Herman-Classic/dp/B005L9ATK6/ref=sr\_1\_5?dchild=1&keywords=herman%2Bmiller%2Bheron%2Bheadrest&qid=1624152771&sr=8-5&th=1
Bought second hand off of kijiji 💀💀💀
It's a decent chair, easy to clean/move, not adjustable, but 👍
I searched hard for a chair that was within my budget and looked great, and this is the best one that I could find.
Homall Gaming Chair Office Chair High Back Computer Chair Leather Desk Chair Racing Executive Ergonomic Adjustable Swivel Task Chair with Headrest and Lumbar Support (White) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MRZ02TL/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_PhQcGb501A3HZ
My wife and I just bought these (I bought the slightly taller stool model) and they're remarkably quiet. Our old chairs were very squeaky -- these are downright stealthy.
"Flash Furniture Mid-Back Black Mesh Swivel Ergonomic Task Office Chair with Flip-Up Arms" https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KUPS3JU/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Plus they're available in fun colors.
I watched the GN video then ended up buying this: Gabrylly Ergonomic Mesh Office Chair, High Back Desk Chair
I've been using mostly a dining room chair...so yeah most anything is going to be better. I was looking for something that was ok with wood floors an that had arms that could retract (so it'll fit under a desk easier).
I wasn't sure I'd like the mesh seat, but so far so good (I sit on my legs/feet a lot). The overall chair build quality seems very high and very sturdy. Especially the wheels which are super smooth on my wood floors.
Comfort was better than expected, I'm digging the adjustable headrest (my first time using a high back office chair). my only complaint is the armrests don't swivel, but it's super minor thing.
The second option is around 200 USD.
I did find a much cheaper alternative, although it doesn't seem to have as much quality.
Amazon link I bought this chair. It has most of the ergonomics of an aeron but is $200. I have one at home and got work to buy me one. I like it quite a lot. You can also buy a headrest that screws on.
I haven't had this for very long but I enjoy it and with Amazon Prime is only $110. I wasn't going to spend over $150 on a "gaming" chair and this seems like a deal to me.
The Lorell Mesh Headrest has good reviews on Amazon. The Steelcase Leap v2 has a flat back, so you'll have to screw the headrest directly into the back of the chair.
Esta silla de Amazon Basics es la mejor silla que he tenido para el trabajo. A mi comúnmente me duele la espalda por estar sentado, y esta es en la que más tiempo aguanto sin problemas.
As everyone else has said, I definitely wouldn't recommend a gaming chair as their too expensive and not comfortable. I actually wouldn't recommend many "gamer" branded things in general, but I digress.
I would recommend an ergonomic office chair, and look for one that allows you to sit straight up. My chair (linked at bottom) has a lot of adjustable levers and allows me to adjust the back piece forward enough where I am supported when gaming/coding. It varies per person but I have a tendency to lean over and have bad posture at the desk, so having a great office chair is really important and will save you in the long run from posture problems.
Link to my chair on Amazon. I would recommend something similar to this.
I can't seem to find the exact model, but it's pretty similar to this one.
I highly recommend it if you spend a lot of time in front of the computer.
I have this one I think it made the chair more comfortable, support the same.
This is the chair and these are the speakers
I got one off Amazon. Lorell Hi-Back Chair Mesh Headrest, Black https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00P85C6OU/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_YASEYFEQTERATWK7ANX7
I also got different hardware that wouldn’t pierce too far into the chair back.
I buy chairs like this, or this, but there are several models available on Amazon that have fold-up arms so you can lean on them or pop them out of the way to play.
I got this chair a june 6, 2020, and it's held up great and is generally quite comfortable. Definitely well built with a lot of adjustment, recline, headrest, and a wide seat base. The only problem is I don't have much asscheek and the padding doesn't cut it for me anymore so i had to get another seat cushion to put on it.
If you don't like mesh then there's that potential factor becoming an issue, but i prefer it because i can stay cool.
If the padding was just an inch thicker with a 1" taller back i would have actually preferred it to a herman Miller. I'm 6'1" 200lbs.
I just checked it out and it looks great! The only problem is it doesn't look like is has as much padding as I'd like. I want something softer like this...
Duramont Ergonomic Office Chair - Adjustable Desk Chair with Lumbar Support and Rollerblade Wheels - High Back Chairs with Breathable Mesh - Thick Seat Cushion, Head, and Arm Rests - Reclines https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0797HZ8W1/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_TG9SDTYMCGA9SK16696K?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
It’s pretty solid. I got it on a auction site for $40, so definitely a steal on $330. I wish the seat part was more cushy, why I need the extra support pad there
There are a lot of nice looking task chairs on Amazon in the $150-$500 range. Judging by the reviews they dont start getting durable and reliable until the $300ish range.
Something like this for instance looks like it would last a while if you don't mind paying $400
I use this chair in my home office where I WFH, game, and do school work. This chair has been great for me. I'm 6'2" and the headrest adjusts enough for me to appropriately use it. it's comfortable without compromising support. I've had it two years and it's still going strong. If it ever craps out I'll probably just reorder it.
Gabrylly Ergonomic Mesh Office... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Y8BXBX8?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
ah, i read headsets lol, and amazon link
I was recently in the market for the same thing. This one looks like a knock off of a Herman Miller. Bonus points for me because it fits tall people quite well.
I'm at my desk 10 hours a day, 4 days a week and just invested in This office chair
I've had it about a week now and it is very comfortable compared to my old regular office chair.
I recommend the WorkPro Quantum 9000. Can be found for $400-500 but I got really lucky and bought it on sale awhile back.
Also get the version with the headrest if you can. If not, you can purchase something like this and get c-clamps. It's not the most sturdy thing ever but it gets the job done.
I used this Lorell headrest from Amazon
Literally drilled holes in the back, got some nuts and screwed onto the bolts that came with the headrest and voila
Lorell Hi-Back Chair Mesh Headrest, Black https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00P85C6OU/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_i_9546JRHYBNJ27F04X6R8
NOUHAUS Ergo3D Ergonomic Office Chair - Rolling Desk Chair with 3D Adjustable Armrest, 3D Lumbar Support and Blade Wheels - Mesh Computer Chair, Gaming Chairs, Executive Swivel Chair (Black) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07L4ZQMDX/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_i_96FA4DGBS3PQ2FWK5SK8
The lamp cord hanging out distracts a bit -- but its hard to find a proper clean/minimal lamp (I still havn't).
I love the aeron chair but hate that it lacks a headrest, I bought this one 2 years ago:
I don't know if it's this chair, but this is what I found. I apologize if this is the chair that you bought.
No worries ... BTW ... went back and looked at my Amazon orders and this is the exact one that I bought for my Aeron back in 2013 ... I think there are several different companies making them now but this one has stood the test of time quite well: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005L9ATK6/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
For people who dislike Herman Miller chairs, I recommend this Duramont chair with adjustable everything. Herman Miller chairs are too low-backed for me, and I hate the arm rests - the Duramont shape is a better fit for my body and took very few adjustments to get right.
I wish the seat was slightly less firm but it is better than the basic cheap office chair I had before and it has better back support. When I lean back in it against the lumbar and neck support I say, “ ahh this is nice.“ I was tempted to get the pink/white version but the black/white version was a Black Friday shopping special and coordinates with my mostly back hardware and the PS5.
It is the Homall chair, comes in a lot of colors, inexpensive so the quality isn't super-high but it'll do. It is leather and not polyurethane. It is similar to the GTracing chair often seen in Battlestation posts here.
Sadly it looks like the pink/white version isn't available.
Duramont with adjustable everything. I've long used some of the cheaper suggestions on Amazon but was getting really sore after sitting in them for longer periods of time during WFH, probably in large part due to bad posture - but they generally have seats that lose their bounce after several hours of continuous use, and minimal back support.
The high back on the Duramont means you get an actually usable neck rest and much better back support. The seat is comfortable for 12+ hours. Adjustable arms are non-negotiable, IMO, and the shape of these armrests has a nice cradle for you to rest on. I like this chair so much I replaced all our desk chairs with it after a few weeks of use.
I have used most Herman Miller chairs and this one knocks them out of the park at a fraction of the price, imo - but I low-key hate Herman Millers and literally prefer hard wood chairs. For me, Herman Millers are far too low backed for day-long use in front of a desk, and the armrests are incomprehensibly shaped. I'd look through some catalogs and try to identify what you've like in the office in the past - once I realized I never had a nice high-backed chair and figured out my issues with the Herman Millers, it was an easy to find a chair with the features I wanted!
The Original Headrest for The Herman Miller Aeron Chair H3 Carbon | Colors and Mesh Match Classic Aeron Chair 2016 and Earlier Models | Headrest ONLY https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005L9ATK6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apip_6fqFsyEzjDf9s
Here's some options that I'm considering right now:
I currently have this on a tempur-pedic, so I know that it's comfortable and I prefer mesh in general. This would not be able to mount directly onto the chair so I would attach two plastic C-clamps to the chair and drill the headrest into the C-clamps. Since there is no forward-back adjustment on this headrest I'd use a heat gun to bend the column to get the right adjustment (I did this to the tempur pedic one to adjust it further back.
This looks like it may be able to screw right into the back the plastic frame at the top of the backrest. Obviously it would void the warranty and the metal fasteners would clamp down on the mesh back at the top and deform them, which maybe could cause damage or alter how the shape of the mesh/how the backrest feels.
Unless you have particularly long legs for your frame, I suspect your old Aeron couldn't raise up to its max height which is easily high enough for a 6' tall person to keep their lower legs perpendicular to the floor.
The average 6' tall person should have their computer desk at about 27" high. I suspect you may be straining to sit up straight full-time, which leads to pain over time. If you can lower your worksurface, this will help you sit back and get support from your backrest, relax your shoulders, maybe take some pressure off your vulnerable wrists and forearms, etc. Alternatively, you can install you can sit a little higher and use a footrest to compensate.
For sciatica, it is recommended to sit with your knees level or even slightly below your hips, the latter of which is made possible using forward seat tilt. Most high-end chairs these days, including the Leap, have synchrotilt mechanisms which do not allow for forward seat tilt. Synchrotilt mechanisms tilt the seat backward as you lean back, bringing your knees above your hips.
I think you would be best served by an office chair with a multifunction mechanism which allows you to set the seat and backrest angles independently. If price is no object, Neutral Posture and Bodybilt make the best multifunction chairs on the US market today. At under $300, you can get an Alera Elusion High Back or a Lorell LLR62000 (the former has average lumbar support tension, latter has provides pronounced lumbar support).
This one but there’s plenty of variations on this style on Amazon. Love it. Duramont Ergonomic Office Chair - Adjustable Desk Chair with Lumbar Support and Rollerblade Wheels - High Back Chairs with Breathable Mesh - Thick Seat Cushion, Head, and Arm Rests - Reclines https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0797HZ8W1/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_ZF4Y5H7Z0HE48QKTQNYR?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
If headrest isn't an absolute must for you, go with the Alera Elusion High-Back Multifunction or the Lorell Conjure LLR62000, the latter if you'd like particularly strong lumbar support. Both chairs sit high, have height-adjustable backrests, have armrests that adjust low and way wide (functionally out of the way), seat depth adjustment, and infinite back and seat tilt angle locks (including fully upright or even forward tilt).
AmazonBasics Mid Back Office Chair (Black, Leather) https://www.amazon.in/dp/B00IFHPVEU/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_X5RM3CFM41DH8VN9Y1PY?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
Working pretty well for me for 10 months now. Height adjustable.. but no head support.
Lol if OP isn’t a millionaire, I use this and it has helped my back and bum immensely.
NOUHAUS Ergo3D Ergonomic Office Chair - Rolling Desk Chair with 3D Adjustable Armrest, 3D Lumbar Support and Blade Wheels - Mesh Computer Chair, Gaming Chairs, Executive Swivel Chair (Black) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07L4ZQMDX/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_0H9GW96D8DF58YSBE70C
Really love that so many redditors brainstorming a solution for a Leap V2 headrest.
I just got a second hand Steelcase Leap V2. Going to attempt to 3d model and print an attachment for this headrest. Hopefully add support for adjustable headrest depth. I wanna avoid drilling/screws. Might use some 3M VHB double-sided tape.
This is what I ordered:
Somehow, it’s cheaper to order from USA shipped to Canada than amazon.ca
Wish me luck. 👷♂️🦫
I love this chair. I've had it for a year now. No foot rest. I wanted the mesh seat over cushion.
NOUHAUS Ergo3D Ergonomic Office Chair
I recently got this chair from Amazon and it’s worked great for playing at my desk! The arms swivel up for playing, and you can put them back down for normal use.
Could just be a similar looking one, but I think it's this.
Looking at this one. Waiting for Black Friday sale though. Do you think this one is nice or have any suggestions for a specific one?
If you insist on getting this style of chair, save yourself some money: https://www.officedepot.com/a/products/585126/Essentials-By-OFM-Racing-Style-Bonded/ or even cheaper: https://www.amazon.com/Homall-Computer-Executive-Ergonomic-Adjustable/dp/B01MRZ02TL
They're all the same.
I’m pretty sure it’s this one
I ordered it a few months back and returned it literally the next day, very uncomfortable and should cost around 50$ instead of 300$
I am currently using this Lorell headrest for my Haworth Zody. While you will have to get separate clamps to fit them, they match my chair perfectly and looks factory. What chair are you planning to fit yours on?
It’s a basic office chair from amazon. It’s not the most comfortable, but it does the job for me.
I know this is a tad old but I had a decent experience with the Alera series office chairs. I did go with the simpler version of the one you posted (less adjustment knobs) and would suggest their high back version if you can afford it HERE
I did end up moving to a Steelcase Leap V2 and would HIGHLY recommend getting a refurbished model from someone like Crandall as they offer a 12 year warranty on a really well refurbished chair.
I understand if it's too expensive up front, but would still advise the high back version of the Alera as it was my biggest gripe (even with the height adjustability I figured out existed way too late into its life).
Edit: The Alera was also HELLA squeaky compared to the Steelcase even after it was lubricated with a silicon based lubricant
Thanks! The headrest is absolutely an essential accessory for me. I don’t find it particularly useful for me when I’m sitting up straight doing actual work. Where it really shines is when I’m off the clock lounging around at my leisure where I can typically be found leaning all the way back in my Aeron for extended periods of time reading, watching a movie, or whatever. I don’t remember being able to do this comfortably without a headrest. I paid over $150 for mine which admittedly is a bit steep. Yet, despite this, I can’t imagine having an Aeron without it. But that’s just me and how I use it. At the very least, I think it’s worth trialing out.
Here’s the Amazon US link, in case you wanna research and check it out yourself: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005L9ATK6/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1&pldnSite=1
This worked for me. It's slightly over $100 but you can adjust the lumbar support and my back and neck feels pretty good at the computer. The only drawback is the armrests are plastic not something soft, so there's that to consider. Good luck!
I didn't want a "gaming chair" (I don't really like the aesthetic of them), and I needed something to support my (at the time), shall we say "impressive physique"
Now I've lost a fair lot of weight, but it's good to know that this chair will last me awhile as long as I keep up with maintaining/dropping weight.
NOUHAUS Ergo3D Ergonomic Office Chair - Rolling Desk Chair with 3D Adjustable Armrest, 3D Lumbar Support and Blade Wheels - Mesh Computer Chair, Gaming Chairs, Executive Swivel Chair (Black) https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B07L4ZQMDX/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_AW80PSC4FFE2RG2B7NBP?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
NOUHAUS Ergo3D Ergonomic Office Chair - Rolling Desk Chair with 3D Adjustable Armrest, 3D Lumbar Support and Blade Wheels - Mesh Computer Chair, Gaming Chairs, Executive Swivel Chair (Black) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07L4ZQMDX/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_7PN1FZS4WBW07CGYMA3H
This is what I got once we went work at home. It's excellent and I have spent 8-10 hours a day for over a year in it.
Got it off Amazon
I picked up the highest rating ergonomic chair on Amazon when it was on sale, trying to deal with the frequent back pain, neck pain, and butt numbness from extended sessions on home PC using folding chairs and cheap, adjustable office chairs with additional back cushions and back brace things that only mildly helped. I've been surprising satisfied with the purchase, and rarely have any back/butt/neck issues due to my PC sessions.
At the time it didn't have the moderately gaudy "S-Racer" text on either the cushions or the top of the chair itself, and it was marketed more as an office chair than a gaming chair. One gripe for the model/version I did get is sturdiness on the arm supports. They can't handle much weight and the sides of the cushioning on one of them broke open (still usable) within a year of heavy use, which might well be a problem with the user, rather than the product.
Homall Gaming Chair Office Chair High Back Computer Chair Leather Desk Chair Racing Executive Ergonomic Adjustable Swivel Task Chair with Headrest and Lumbar Support (White) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MRZ02TL/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_X83BW9J5GQGQ4AR6Q8ZN
Gabrylly Ergonomic Mesh Office Chair, High Back Desk Chair - Adjustable Headrest with Flip-Up Arms, Tilt Function, Lumbar Support and PU Wheels, Swivel Computer Task Chair https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Y8BXBX8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_FVN2EJQNMP5T6AGNQYF9?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
I bought this for $260 3 years ago. Best chair I’ve ever owned, setup was easy. There is a $30 coupon you can apply when its in your cart.
I spend a lot of time in this chair. I work full time remotely and am a full time (online) college student, so I was realy picky when I was shopping.
Duramont Ergonomic Adjustable Office Chair with Lumbar Support and Rollerblade Wheels - High Back with Breathable Mesh - Thick Seat Cushion - Adjustab https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0797HZ8W1/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apip_cR1Pyi8jhk6oD
I have an Amazon Basics chair; specifically, an older version of this chair. It was pretty decent for... I dunno, 9-12 months? I'm only 5'8" and 125lbs, and a bit over a year later, I'm essentially sitting on metal. I do sit in the chair for 10+ hours per day, so some wear is expected, but it's become intolerable. Additionally, the arm pads are also down to the metal now, and the right armrest sags significantly due to the weight I've applied to it - I'd say it sits a full inch below the left one at this point. Honestly, the reason I'm on this sub right now is to research a replacement.
To summarize, it was acceptably comfortable for a little under a year, but don't expect to get any real mileage out of it.
I bought this one with fold up arms for the same reason.
The seat is a touch narrow for my wide self, but tolerable. It shipped with traditional casters and skate wheels; the lowest height with the skates on is still pretty high. I like it but I'm tall.
I bought this one before the pandemic really hit. It was about cheaper then but it's a great chair
Alguien ha traido una de estas sillas a Venezuela? Quiero traer esa, pero sacando cuentas el envio son como $80. No quiero pagar en envio casi lo mismo que cuesta la silla.
I'm missing two discs in my lower back, so lumbar support was a must. I was going to get a RTX racing chair but after trying one out was surprised how uncomfortable it was . I went instead with an ergonomic office chair; and it's been great. I got skinny legs, a bony butt, and spend the greater part of most days in this chair. It treats me right.
I bought this chair to upgrade my work from home situation. It's pretty awesome, best office chair I've used
Search for Lorell headrest on this subreddit: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lorell-Hi-Back-Chair-Headrest-Black/dp/B00P85C6OU/ref=mp_s_a_1_7?dchild=1&keywords=herman+miller+headrest&qid=1607885702&sprefix=Herman+Miller&sr=8-7
There are some hacks involving buying it and some clamps to attach the headrest to the back of the Aeron without drilling holes. Comes to about $40
Staples usually has some demo chairs out, I'd go and test them. Some of them are their own store brands are relatively cheap and blatant copies of high end brands.
Like this or this
Please get an office chair, these gaming chairs are only comfortable when you sit on them for short periods of time.
I highly recommend this one:
Currently using this cheap chair from amazon, it hurts my back like hell after sitting for more than a hour. Would this be a decent upgrade?
The shipping is free with prime. The issue is that not all big items can be shipped. For example, this chair can't be shipped, but this one can. I guess its a matter of luck on these larger products.
This might just be a personal preference thing, but I'd recommend against getting it. Staples has a bunch of office chairs to choose from, so I'd recommend going there and testing them out if you want to get one from them.
The only reason I got it was because it was cheap (website says like 40% off and I had a coupon code). Besides the clicking sound sitting on it gets uncomfortable after around 3 hours for me.
If lumbar support isn't a deal breaker for you and you don't mind a leather chair, I used this chair for 4+ years and the arm rests only recently started to tear a little bit.
" a actually good chair for under 200 USD " You're going to get an alright or decent chair for that much. If you want a good chair expect to pay at least $290. This is what I have and it's AMAZING. No more butt pain. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07Y8BXBX8/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Looks like a great chair. Wish I saw this one before I got my Myo chair, the seat is basically a dog hair collector
Many of the cheaper headrest require you to drill a few bolts into the back of the chair. Its not that uncommon and you could find a few threads of people doing it with a bit of google searching. most of them end up using this headrest from amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Lorell-Hi-Back-Chair-Headrest-Black/dp/B00P85C6OU
I needed a chair last march as well and ended up with this this.
There are several other comparable chairs on amazon in addition to that one as well.
I think it's this one: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Engineered-Now-Original-Headrest-Classic/dp/B005L9ATK6
I have it but I wouldn't buy it again, range of motion isn't as large as I'd like and it's too deep so it rubs my headphones.
I think the Atlas headrest for the aeron is supposed to be better but I haven't tried it myself.
I just came and found this subreddit looking for similar info. I'm just shy of 6'3" with a disc herniation (repaired years ago but still gives me trouble) in lower back. Looking to upgrade as my current chair was never great always good enough, but starting to wear out now a few years in. Current chair. Considering our needs are similar, I'll send anything interesting i come across this way.. please update this if you find anything good too.
I was anxious I wouldn't like a decent office chair for the price I was looking at, but ended up getting this: Amazon.com: Gabrylly Ergonomic Mesh Office Chair, High Back Desk Chair - Adjustable Headrest with Flip-Up Arms, Tilt Function, Lumbar Support and PU Wheels, Swivel Computer Task Chair: Furniture & Decor
And honestly it's super comfy chair. I was worried about having a mesh seat, but it's way nicer than I thought possible with mesh. Very comfy to sit it..it has encouraged me to sit properly in a chair more often. I use to sit on my feet/legs a lot, but now it's way more comfy to just sit regular in this chair.
Looks like it, but I'm in US. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KUPS3JU/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&th=1
Switched to UK shipping and there's a $130 delivery charge. :(
This ought to help.
I got this same headrest and mounted it to a workpro 9000. I drilled 2 small holes in my chair and mounted it that way but it can also be done with clamps. Check out the images on the Amazon page and you can see how other people rigged it to their chair
edit: I got the mesh headrest but the base layout is still the same https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P85C6OU/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
i think you are moving into office chair territory with wanting lots of adjustments check out Gabrylly
I just bought that one. Hope it's good.
The other one I was looking at is the Duramont chair. It has the cushioned seat and adjustable lumbar, but I actually didn't want the cushioned seat (reviews say it's hard and firm, so might not be ideal for sitting on legs), so I went with the Gabrylly.