In recent years there has been a move towards more office based jobs which has resulted in a nation of people who spend hours a day sitting stationary and hunched over in front of a desk. It is not surprising that a growing number of office workers complain of back pain. The lack of activity and movement as well as the bad posture associated with sitting in front of a desk all day means our backs are under a great deal of stress. However, despite this there are ways to protect your back from the strains of office work. This short guide will give you some tips on what you can do whilst at work to reduce the impact of back pain.