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What can I do or use to prevent buttock pain and numbness when I sit for too long?

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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Family Medicine

In brief: Pain and numbness

The best treatment is prevention.
Try not to sit for prolonged periods of time. If that is not possible, try periodically shifting positions so that you are not always putting pressure on the same place. Sometimes sitting on a pillow may help.

In brief: Pain and numbness

The best treatment is prevention.
Try not to sit for prolonged periods of time. If that is not possible, try periodically shifting positions so that you are not always putting pressure on the same place. Sometimes sitting on a pillow may help.
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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