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A 38-year-old member asked:

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

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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Pain Management 20 years experience
Change Something: Look into your work ergonomics, check your shoes, and your posture. Try to stretch and see your doctor if your problems persist.
Dr. Robert Wallach
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
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 high heels or flip flops. Try to change positions and move more if possible. Stretch your calves, hips and back regularly.

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What will help ease lower back pain from standing on hard floor at work?

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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 surface. Watch your posture and stand tall with shoulders back. Take frequent breaks and stretch. Exercise daily.
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A 33-year-old female asked:

My breast leak milk with a little bit of squeeze, I have a little sharp pains on the right side of my low abdominal area

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