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What are the concerns with standing for long periods of time?

Standing for long periods of time makes the body more vulnerable to injury. This can lead to poor circulation, pain and swelling in the legs, varicose veins and foot and joint complications. Try to shift your weight and walk around when possible, and sit down for a few minutes whenever you get the opportunity.

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