A bad posture at work most commonly affects the neck, back, and shoulders. Sitting in a poor position in the workplace can cause back pain, workplace stress, and strain injury, which results in reduced productivity, poor health, and low morale. It also misaligns the spine causing total damage to the backbone.
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Query: Hi doctor, I was writing hunched over my notebook for about 1.5 hours. When I straightened up doing back stretches, it popped loudly. I felt a sudden headache immediately as well as a feeling of confusion and memory failure like losing my mind. Why? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pop sound which you heard may be due to crepitus, which people feel after being in particular posture for a long time. Your loss of orientation may be caused by temporarily reduced blood flow to the brain as in vertebrobasilar insufficiency. You need to strengthen yo... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am only 19 years old. I do not have a very physically demanding job or exercise too heavily, either. I have had extreme discomfort in my back for about two or three years now in my everyday life. Whether it be from wearing a bra that causes discomfort or sitting down too long. Recen... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In my opinion, the pain is originating from the neck which could be due to faulty posture or may be due to pillow you use. Nothing to worry. All you have to do is couple of mobilization of neck and icing. With very gentle strengthening you will recover well. So my... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have a back pain. It just started while I was playing Foosball. The pain goes down to my left thigh, hamstring area, towards the left side of the left knee and to the ankle. I have also got twinging and numb little toe finger on my left foot. I am only applying Volini ointment ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. I would suggest you get an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) done of your low back. As your complaints are suggestive of disc involvement, I would like to rule that out. I would like to know further details like pain character and movements tha... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have been getting a sudden radiating pain like a wave from the back of the head up to the forehead. It is worse on right side and radiates to left side. It comes suddenly and is dull, but about 7/10 in pain scale. It goes away almost as fast as it starts. It happens multiple times a day... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your complaint, physical structure of the body and workstation type, you are having a very sedentary lifestyle. I think there might be ergonomically raised causes for your symptoms. Long hours of sitting at your job might have put a lot of pressure over your ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have a burning like pain on the upper back of my body between the shoulder bones. It happens almost every day after sitting for long or when I lie down for quite some time. What could this be? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The burning sensation in the upper back could be due to chronic bad posture and imbalance of the chest and back musculature strength. I recommend you to kindly check your posture and maintain it. Do some retraction exercises to help your upper back and neck. ... Read Full »