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Can a different hand position or shoulder position while sitting relieve me of back pain ?

I have muscle knots (trigger point) in my upper back (just below the shoulder bone ) i am feeling burning sensation in the evening even if i sit properly. I aware my posture every interval, and continuously observing. every half an hour i am getting up and leaving computer for 5 minutes.but in the evening its paining. I dont know where i am going wrong. please tell me is it bcoz of hand position or shoulder position , and what mistake i am doing? how to sit?
Thu, 12 Jan 2012
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Hi,
I think this may be due to faulty posture during computer work.
You sit straight while working,do not bend your vertebral canal from the back.
So change your posture and do not sit continuously for long time on computer.
Take more milk and good calcium tablet.
You can apply some local analgesic cream for relief of pain temporarily.
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