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i have lower back pain from standing on hard floor at work what can i do

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
19 years experience Pain Management
Change Something: Look into your work ergonomics, check your shoes, and your posture. Try to stretch and see your doctor if your problems persist.
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Dr. Robert Wallach
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many things: This is difficult as most all of us get back pain from too much standing especially on hard surfaces. Try different types of shoes and do not wear hi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: Be sure you have good well fitting orthopedically correct shoes. Try an arch support. Place a pad at the work bench if you can to soften floor surf ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Arbit
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Exercise: Doing stretching exercises and core strengthening exercises will help your back. Also wearing good quality supportive shoes are important as well.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and have Ct of spine to R/O herniated disk and if positive referrer you to neurosurgeon for treatment.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Any other symptoms?: Are there any other symptoms aside from back pain that could suggest a urinary tract infection? Fever, chills, burning upon urination, frequency or u ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Low Back Pain: Very common for humans to experience back pain. Acute onset of back pain usually resolves in 4-6 weeks. If pain isn't improved, worsens, radiates in ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
NSAIDS: Your next step is to try anti-inflammatory meds such as Motrin or aleve (naproxen). You might also get relief with the help of a chiropractor. If none ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicole Frommann
21 years experience Urgent Care
Back strain: The most likely cause would be a strain of your low back muscles due to over use. Other possibility would be a herniated disc. Try a heating pad and s ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mechanics: Low back pain after standing all day could also be a sign of mild degenerative changes to the lumbar spine. Poor posture and jobs that require excess ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Back pain: Pulsating back pain can be a sign of an aortic aneurysm which would be unlikely in your age group. Nevertheless I recommend that your physician examin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Need xrays: See a doctor. You probably need spine xrays. Surgery is a dramatic treatment. You need an evaluation to start with. Could just be the result of the w ... Read More
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