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Wendy Gail Young

Professional Ergonomic Expert

Ergonomic Footrests

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A large portion of the population experiences blood clots, varicose veins and pressure on the Achilles tendon due to many hours of inactive sitting that can cause reduced circulation. A footrest will help support the legs and reduce pressure on the lower back when the feet do not rest comfortably on the floor.

This section covers footrests with massaging rollerballs, rocking motion bases, and even an antimicrobial footrest!

Best Ergonomic Footrests by Wendy Gail Young

The Best You Can Get

  • Rolax Adjustable Footrest

    Wendy says: Roll and relax on the Rolax Footrest for optimum relief of fatigue in the back, legs and feet. Leg pressure is reduced improving circulation and back comfort. The massaging, wooden roller balls (5 1/2” W x 8” D area) will soothe even the most fatigued of feet (and mind!). The plush, padded, comfortable rocking surface provides plenty of resting room!


    • Comfort roller balls for your feet
    • Easily adjusts for individual comfort
    • Padded surface great for many work environments
    • Dimensions: 17” W x 14” D x 5” H
    • Color: Gray
  • Humanscale Foot Machine

    Wendy says: The foot machine is easy to use with its ball-bearing, roller design. It encourages gentle rocking of the feet in the same way that a rocking chair creates movement. This rocking motion uses most of the lower leg muscles, improving circulation and comfort. The foot machine also performs as a standard foot rest, providing support for the legs and relieving pressure on the lower back.


    • Dimensions: 15 1/2” W x 12” D x 4” H
    • Wide platform offers stability
    • Rubber grips provide a non-skid surface
    • Curved recycled aluminum encourage easy rocking motion
    • Plywood sourced from sustainable forests
  • Kensington Solemate™ Comfort Footrest

    Wendy says: Kensington Solemate™ Comfort Footrest is definitely your sole mate!

    The luxurious memory foam helps to sooth feet and eliminates pressure points. The angle is easily adjusted up to 30 degrees with a foot pedal without ever leaving your chair.

    You can set up the product quickly and easily by using the SmartFit® System and your own personal comfort color. The non-skid foot surface provides added stability.


    • Luxurious memory foam to rest feet on
    • Height adjusts from 3.5” to 5”
  • Adjustable Foot Rest with Microban® Protection

    Wendy says: The Fellowes® Office Suites™ Adjustable Footrest with Microban® adjusts 30 degrees forward or back. The height adjusts to 4-1/8”, 4-7/8” or 5-5/8” depending on individual needs. The locking mechanism holds the footrest in a position you choose or allows you to rock back and forth. This extra movement stimulates your circulation. The footrest adjusts while you are seated using only foot pressure. Microban® antimicrobial protection provides continuous cleaning action, inhibiting the growth of damaging microbes, such as bacteria, that can cause stains and odors.


    • Dimensions: 17 1/2” W x 13 1/4” D x 4 1/8” - 5 5/8” H
    • Customized comfort with independent tilt/height adjustment
    • Contemporary black and silver design perfect for offices
  • Fellowes Professional Series Foot Rocker

    Wendy says: The Fellowes® Professional Series Foot Rocker has a unique curved design that gently rocks feet and relieves lower back pressure. The massage beads help rejuvenate tired feet and when you get tired of massage (if that is possible!) you can reverse it to the flat side.


    • Dimensions: 3.75” x 17.5” x 12.125”
    • Color: Natural Wood/Silver

You will be happy with any of these

  • Workrite Height and Angle Footrester™

    Wendy says: Workrite Height and Angle Footrester™ is great for individuals who work at a drafting table and require the footrest to be adjusted several inches from the floor. It will also work at a regular height desk. It is easily adjustable in 1” increments from 4” to a maximum height of 15” from the floor. The adjustment automatically locks into place.

    The platform adjusts in response to your body’s movements. Platform's fluid rocking motion automatically adjusts with changes in body position. The heavy gauge steel frame and 3/8” thick composite plastic will give you years of comfortable use.

    The extra-wide platform gives you plenty of room to rest your feet and has a contemporary charcoal finish that will match the décor in almost any office setting. Non-skid strips are available.


    • Platform measures 23” x 11 1/4”
    • Adjustable in 1” increments
  • FoxBay 3” TarsalRest Foot Supports

    Wendy says: This adjustable footrest will provide years of service especially with the 25 year limited warranty. The 3” height on this footrest works great for most people taller than 5’1” or anyone whose feet are not touching the floor due to raising the chair to a comfortable typing height. The natural rubberized platform provides a stable base to rest your feet or shoes on easily and comfortably. The footrest moves easily back and forth on the strong chromed steel frame. It will provide comfort to your lower back and legs.


    • Platform tilts: +20° to -20°
    • 100% rubber covered
    • Sturdy chrome frame
    • Platform dimensions: 19” x 12” x 1/2”
    • Max platform height: 3”
  • FoxBay 6” TarsalRest Foot Supports

    Wendy says: This adjustable footrest will provide years of service especially with the 25 limited warranty. The 6” height on this footrest is perfect for those under 5’1” or anyone whose feet are not touching the floor due to raising the chair in a higher position. The natural rubberized platform provides a stable base to rest your feet or shoes on easily and comfortably. The footrest moves easily back and forth on the strong chromed steel frame. It will provide comfort to your lower back and legs.


    • Platform tilts: +20° to -20°
    • 100% rubber covered
    • Sturdy chrome frame
    • Platform dimensions: 19” x 12” x 1/2”
    • Max platform height: 6”
  • Workrite Wide Angle Footrester™

    Wendy says: The Workrite Wide Angle Footrest is great for those who are 5’1” and taller who require a comfortable resting place for their feet and to increase lower back comfort.

    The platform adjusts in response to your body’s movements. Platform's fluid rocking motion automatically adjusts with changes in body position. The heavy gauge steel frame and 3/8” thick composite plastic will give you years of comfortable use.

    The extra-wide platform gives you plenty of room to rest your feet and has a contemporary charcoal finish that will match the décor in almost any office setting. Non-skid strips are available.


    • Platform measures 23” x 11 1/4”
    • Height is 3” from the floor
    • Easily adjusts
  • Ergomat® Classic Anti-Fatigue Mat

    Wendy says: The Ergomat® Classic Anti-Fatigue Mat offers benefits for anyone that stands while they work. The unique elastic causes the muscles in your feet and legs to move even while you’re standing still. This increases circulation and reduces fatigue.

    These mats work well for cashiers, sales clerks, assembly line workers, bank tellers, mailroom workers, librarians, factory workers, fast food workers, & many others. It is perfect for dry areas such as warehouses, shipping areas, laboratories, airports, and retail spaces.

    It is guaranteed against wear for eight years continuous usage in non-abrasive and dry environments. It may be swept, vacuumed, hosed down or washed with a string mop.


    • Great for professional and amateur chefs
    • Retains elasticity providing continuous comfort
    • 5/8” thickness

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