Home > Daily-tips 11 October 2013 Tailor your back pain Do you suffer from chronic back pain? You could be lopsided because one of your legs is shorter than the other. 0 iStock Do you suffer from chronic back pain? You could be lopsided because one of your legs is shorter than the other. Even a slight imbalance can cause your spine to curve to the short side when you walk or run. Eventually, the bend puts painful pressure on disks. But a visit to the most unlikely professional can help set you on the path to relief.Take action:Experts at Illinois State University say most people can’t tell if their legs are different lengths, but a tailor can. They recommend you ask a tailor for a quick measurement. If they find an imbalance, you should remedy the problem with a therapeutic Dr Scholl-type insert, or you can see a podiatrist for a custom-made orthotic. Visit our Health Check Hub More: Daily-tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Coronavirus 101 – here's what you need to know Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Coronavirus: What are the criteria for a suspected case? Medical Coronavirus: Basic protective measures Medical Here's how quality sleep can help you fight the new coronavirus Covid-19: SA Government's Online Coronavirus Portal Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.