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What is this back pain I get when sitting at work all day?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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The human body was not designed to sit all day.
Sitting for hours on end deconditions muscles, results in poor posture and puts added pressure to the discs. It is important to move around several times during the day if you have a sitting job. I tell my patients who sit in their jobs to change positions from sit to stand about once an hour. If your back pain does not go away see your doctor.

In brief: See below

The human body was not designed to sit all day.
Sitting for hours on end deconditions muscles, results in poor posture and puts added pressure to the discs. It is important to move around several times during the day if you have a sitting job. I tell my patients who sit in their jobs to change positions from sit to stand about once an hour. If your back pain does not go away see your doctor.
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