Health risks associated with prolonged standing.

  title={Health risks associated with prolonged standing.},
  author={John R Mcculloch},
  volume={19 2},
Seventeen studies, which included information regarding the adverse health risks associated with prolonged standing, were selected for review. Prolonged standing was defined as standing for over 8 hours [7,8,9]. Studies were divided into three categories relating to the particular health risk associated with prolonged standing. Review of the literature indicated that chronic venous insufficiency [7,16], musculoskeletal pain of the lower back and feet [11,13], preterm birth, and spontaneous… CONTINUE READING