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How do you prevent back pain due to standing for long periods of time?

How do you prevent back pain due to standing for long periods of time?

Stretch: There are many studies on the subject of lower back pain. The majority suggest the best method of controlling chronic lower back pain is exercise to create core strength and loose weight. I also suggest daily stretching and core strength exercises. You can find these exercises at: http://harvardneurosurgeon.Com/pt2.Html. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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How can I prevent back pain after sitting in a car seat for long periods of time?

Limit time : Sitting places a 4 times body weight load across your lower back while being in a car causes an additional vibrational stress (cars and human spines vibrate at the same harmonic frequency about 5 hertz). Prolonged positioning also adds increased load. Getting out of a car periodically if it can be done safely can help as can a small lumbar roll support. Also seat adjustments can help. ...Read more

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Bad upper back pain when standing for long periods of time?

Bad upper back pain when standing for long periods of time?

Cerv Radiculopathy: Pain here is likely a pinched nerve from arthritic pressure and/or a herniated disc, or tendinitis (levator syndrome). Aggravated by poor posture at a computer. An exam by your doc can help determine if there is significant injury deserving of further studies or treatment. No hurry if not worsening, but, should be seen if not getting better. Nonsurgical usually helps. Try salonpas hot patches. ...Read more

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Back pain relief when sitting for long periods of time?

Weakness: If your pain is relieved with sitting buut worse when active begin a strenghtening program for your hips and back. If you do not see gradual improvement then you need to have a physician evaluate you. ...Read more

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How to treat chronic back pain from sitting down for long periods of time?

How to treat chronic back pain from sitting down for long periods of time?

See below: Opiates, in general, are not designed for use as long-term medications. Your doctor will constantly be on the look ourt for other methods of pain control. Opiates are known for habituation...You'll eventually need ever larger doses. Constipation, itching, thought disruption can also occur. Keep your doctor notified. ...Read more

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What is the physiology behind upper back pain from sitting for long periods of time?

What is the physiology behind upper back pain from sitting for long periods of time?

Positioning: How you sit is more important than how long you sit. The pain may be from lea ing or bending forward or sitting in an awkward position. It can even be caused by the wrong. Chair or seat. Try different seating, at different heights, with different desk heights. ...Read more

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I'm having severe lower back pain and am only 19 i can't sit for long periods of time or sleep well plus i can't bend what is it what should I do?

Back pain: First check with you gynecologist since pan may be referred from your female organs. You are only 19 and assuming this is recent and doe not follow an injury or fall this is a logical first step. ...Read more

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I have uneven shoulders, back pain, leg pain, hip pain when walking, standing or sitting for long periods of time what could this be?

Possibly....: Possibly scoliosis, or muscle spasms from bad posture. You might want to look into the alexander technique for some great posture exercises. This is especially important for people who work at the computer a lot. See: http://sgoti.Ws/soka1j or google search. ...Read more

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How should I prevent back pain when I sit for a long time?

Check posture: Most sitting problems are due to posture - look at someone on the computer or driving a car - most are slouching! use an ergonomic chair or lumbar support whenever sitting at home, at work or in the car. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more