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How to prevent back pain from working on a computer all day?
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Posture, stretching
Make sure your posture is good while sitting and that your workstation is set up for someone your height.
See osha web site for recommendations: https://www.Osha.Gov/sltc/etools/computerworkstations/index.Html. Also, get up and stretch every hour and do stretches while seated at your desk.

In brief: Posture, stretching
Make sure your posture is good while sitting and that your workstation is set up for someone your height.
See osha web site for recommendations: https://www.Osha.Gov/sltc/etools/computerworkstations/index.Html. Also, get up and stretch every hour and do stretches while seated at your desk.
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Pain Management
4 doctors agree
In brief: Frequent breaks
I recommend you get up and stretch once per hour for five minutes.
In addition, strengthening and stretching your back after work will help reduce your pain while at work. To do this, try yoga or pilates combined with gentle aerobic exercise. Finally, if this doesn't help, there are special desks made to work at while standing.

In brief: Frequent breaks
I recommend you get up and stretch once per hour for five minutes.
In addition, strengthening and stretching your back after work will help reduce your pain while at work. To do this, try yoga or pilates combined with gentle aerobic exercise. Finally, if this doesn't help, there are special desks made to work at while standing.
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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