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Constant neck/back pain. Tried sitting sideways but no help. Should I take breaks to stretch on the floor?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: See Physician

Get an accurate diagnosis.
If not a more serious problem, physical therapy may be of significant benefit.

In brief: See Physician

Get an accurate diagnosis.
If not a more serious problem, physical therapy may be of significant benefit.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
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In brief: Make a change

If your spinal pain is constant, then simply changing your sitting posture is unlikely to get at the root of your problem. Of the many causes besides poor posture and physical deconditioning are inflammatory arthritis, cancer, multiple degenerated intervertertebral discs, various muscle diseases, metabolic disorders including thyroid diseases, diabetes, and nutritional deficiencies.

In brief: Make a change

If your spinal pain is constant, then simply changing your sitting posture is unlikely to get at the root of your problem. Of the many causes besides poor posture and physical deconditioning are inflammatory arthritis, cancer, multiple degenerated intervertertebral discs, various muscle diseases, metabolic disorders including thyroid diseases, diabetes, and nutritional deficiencies.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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