Can you advise this student nurse suffering from back-related fatigue?
Ever since I started my first placement I have been suffering from backache. I know it sounds really silly, as I’m in my 20s people laugh at me when I say something, and make me feel like I’m being weak and lazy. But I find that if I stand up for extended periods my back soon starts hurting. I feel like I can’t be the only person who finds this happening, and the idea of suffering from this for the rest of my career is really scary. What can I do about it, and is this normal for a nurse?