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How do you prevent back pain due to standing for long periods of time?
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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Don't stand too long
You can try to change your foot position by resting one and alternating them on a book or footstool simulating a brass rail in a bar. Just walking a few steps periodically or squating can help.
Some pelvic tilts can help as well as a simple elastic back support. Weight control, regular exercise and not smoking ( if you do) will also help. Sometimes a local heat application can help -otc patches.

In brief: Don't stand too long
You can try to change your foot position by resting one and alternating them on a book or footstool simulating a brass rail in a bar. Just walking a few steps periodically or squating can help.
Some pelvic tilts can help as well as a simple elastic back support. Weight control, regular exercise and not smoking ( if you do) will also help. Sometimes a local heat application can help -otc patches.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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