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A 33-year-old member asked:

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

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
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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Dr. Steven Arbit
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Exercise: Doing stretching exercises and core strengthening exercises will help your back. Also wearing good quality supportive shoes are important as well.
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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 21 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.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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