Does your job keep you on your feet all day at work? If so, you’re probably familiar with back pain. You may feel that standing all day is healthier than sitting, but neither is good if done constantly. The key to back health is movement/exercise and variety, along with proper posture, correct lifting techniques and workplace ergonomics. Put your health first by being mindful of your body’s needs while working. You’ll be more productive, experience less stress, have a better attitude and be healthier. Get into the habit of doing these things while at work to avoid and alleviate back pain:
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Back pain relief comes in many forms, including over-the-counter medication, stretches and heating pads. If you’ve tried these home care techniques and are still experiencing recurring or severe back pain, your doctor might suggest trying physical therapy, taking a prescription pain medication that's stronger than OTC ones or wearing special shoes that are designed to relieve back pain. These orthopedic shoes are made to ease the strain on your back by giving you more support when you’re on your feet.
If you have lower right back pain that’s bothering you, it’s likely to be due to lumbar strain, bulging discs or sciatica, which are very common. It’s important to rule out more serious conditions, like those discussed in the first 2 sections below. If your situation is not an emergency, see your back specialist for effective and non-invasive natural treatment.