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Sitting problems - any thoughts about how to get back to work?

Gingercorn Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited March 2019 in Work and employment
Hi everyone, 

I’m at my wits end, and would love a bit of group knowledge from you wise, wonderful people! 

Since the the beginning of February I’ve been unable to sit upright without extensive pain. It’s a hip problem yet undetermined, managed only slightly with painkillers for short periods of time. I have hypermobility spectrum disorder with shoulders and hands also quite badly affected. 

My job, unfortunately, is a desk job, and in spite of trying, I can’t sit for longer than half an hour without sweating and shaking from the pain. After this the pain is too much to return to that position. 

I really, really want to get back to work. I’m incredibly frustrated! 

Has anyone else been in a similar predicament and found a chair, position, device, solution, anything (!) that has made working at a computer manageable for longer periods of time. An hour or two would be great! 

Budget isnt an issue. Throw any ideas at me! 

Thanks in advance :) 




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