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    • LiveOnce
    • By LiveOnce 26th Nov 17, 8:25 PM
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    Back and neck pain from driving: Any recommendations?
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    • 26th Nov 17, 8:25 PM
    Back and neck pain from driving: Any recommendations? 26th Nov 17 at 8:25 PM
    Hello all,

    Recently I have been experiencing lots of back and neck pain from long distance driving.

    I have tried adjusting the seat and still finding my 'comfort' zone.

    Are there any things you recommend trying? Open to changing something in the car or a product that can help while I drive.

    I am fairly active and stretch regularly so this mostly happens when I drive. In the next few weeks I anticipate driving 3-4hrs a day for short term basis.
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    • harz99
    • By harz99 3rd Dec 17, 11:47 PM
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    OP, already asked this once:


    Car make and model, your age, your height and build, would all help to give better advice.


    So far we now know you are thirty...
    • Tarambor
    • By Tarambor 4th Dec 17, 7:42 AM
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    3 - 4 hours a day = a long drive?

    How many hours do you think an HGV driver does a day?

    If you cannot get your seat comfy then the next option is change the car.
    Originally posted by forgotmyname
    This. I get awful back pains in Scanias and MANs but I'm OK with DAFs, Renaults and Volvos so given I work at a company which runs DAFs with MANs in for spot hire when I'm assigned a MAN for my shift I ask if I can change to a DAF. Very rarely refused because it would appear quite a few of the drivers actually are the other way around where they get back pain from the DAFs. Funny old world.
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