Chiropractic: Do You Stand for Long Periods at Work?

Prolonged standing at work can lead to muscle fatigue, leg cramps, and back pain. This

discomfort can cause a decrease in both work performance and productivity. Lead author Dr.

María Gabriela García writes, “The work-related musculoskeletal implications that can be

caused by prolonged standing are a burden not only for workers but also for companies and

society.” The Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) recommends that

workers have an opportunity to choose from a variety of well-balanced positions while at work

and that employers should allow workers to change positions frequently.

Human Factors, June 2015

If you’re one of those workers who stands for extended periods of time and suffer

from any of those conditions, give us a call or stop in anytime. We can help ease

your symptoms and make suggestions on slight changes at your workplace that

might alleviate the problem in the future!