Topic Overview

The following tips may help you stand and walk using good

  • Keep your ear, shoulder, hip, and ankle in a
  • Avoid locking your knees while standing.
    • Try placing one foot on
      a low stool if you must stand in one position for a long time. Switch
      feet every few minutes.
  • Keep your lower back in the
    neutral position.

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP – Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD – Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Robert B. Keller, MD – Orthopedics

Current as ofMarch 21, 2017