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Surprising Professions Linked to Back Pain

May 27, 2014 By: Chad Category: Careers No Comments →

Most people expect that hard manual labor, with its heavy lifting and carrying, will cause back pain. However, there are many causes of back pain, and a number of professions involve day-to-day activities that can lead to chronic back pain. Exerting too much force can injure your back, but so can repetitive movements, reaching, bending, twisting, slouching, and standing or sitting for too long without breaks. Stress, a dominant factor in many jobs, exacerbates the problem. Here are some of the main professions linked to severe back pain: (more…)