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How can I reduce foot pain, leg pain and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

How can I  reduce foot pain, leg pain and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

Maybe Orthotics.: It sounds like you may have a biomechanical instability in your feet that is passing problems "up the kinetic chain." custom made prescription orthotics, made by a certified lab, under the recommendations of a podiatrist can help tremendously! ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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How can one reduce foot pain, leg pain and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

How can one reduce foot pain, leg pain and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

Orthotics: Check and see if you have flatfeet. Standing on flatfeet for long periods of time can cause the symptoms you have. If you do try an over the counter arch support like spenco. If you have a hard time adapting to them you may require a custom device which a podiatrist would be able to help you with. ...Read more

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How can you reduce foot pain, leg pain, and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

How can you reduce foot pain, leg pain, and back pain while standing at work for a long time?

Orthotics.: First you want good supportive shoes. You should not be able to "wring" them or fold them in half. They should only break/bend at the widest part of the shoe. A sturdy athletic shoe (not a minimalist style) will give you good support. If you're looking to beef up the shoes you already have, get a good insert or custom orthotic: you can use them to improve the shoes you already own. ...Read more

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Lower back pain around spine legs/feet ache/hurt/cramp/numbness. Blood work k. What tests should I have done next? What could b causeing this?

Lower back pain around spine legs/feet ache/hurt/cramp/numbness. Blood work k. What tests should I have done next? What could b causeing this?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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Sever leg and sever back pain sever pain in my feet should I go to the ER?? Please respond ASAP

Not enough info: Is the pain sudden or come after trauma? If so, an ER can evaluate the causes, and should be employed. Numbness or weakness is more significant than pain itself, but if you are concerned, do seek medical evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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I have had back pain for 4 months its spreading all over my back an to lower back going into legs down to feet can't even lie down! what is it?

Disc problem: Low back pain radiating to the legs suggests a bulging or herniated intervertebral disc. I recommend an evaluation by a neurosurgeon or orthopedic surgeon who will order the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Back pain that radiates down right leg to bottom of feet. Stronger when getting up from lieing or siting. Helps to walk and stay on my feet. ?

Disk Problems: Sounds like lumbar radiculopathy. If a disk is bulging or ruptured or if spurs are impinging on the nerves to the lower extremities, you can have pain radiating down to the feet. See an orthopedist or spinal surgeon for evaluation and spinal x-rays. ...Read more

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