How to Prevent Back Pain at the Office or WFH | The Startup Magazine

You may suddenly start having back pain from sitting at your desk for long periods of time. Whether you work at an office or from the comfort of your own home, back pain is a common work complaint among many individuals. Fortunately, there are some things that you can do to prevent back pain no matter where you are working.

Rest Your Feet On The Floor

If your feet are dangling over your chair, you may find yourself sitting on the edge of it. This can cause you to hunch forward. Because your spine will be in a curved position, it will put pressure on your lower back. This can cause a lot of back pain at the end of each day. If your feet don’t touch the floor when you are sitting all the way back in your chair, you need to get a different chair. Find one that’s adjustable and will go low enough to the ground so that your feet can rest comfortably on the floor when you are sitting back. If you don’t want to buy a new chair, find something to place under your feet like a stack of books or a box.

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