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What you need to know about back pain and how to avoid it

Fitness and Wellness 1 month ago

Research has yet to prove what contributes to back pain but anyone can develop it, even children and teens.


13 Jul 2020
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What you need to know about back pain and how to avoid it

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Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work and a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most people have back pain at least once. You can fortunately take measures to prevent or relieve most back pain episodes. If prevention fails, simple home treatment and proper body mechanics will often heal your back within a few weeks and keep it functional for a long period. Surgery is rarely needed to treat back pain. If self-care does not help within two weeks, see your doctor. In rare cases, back pain can signal a serious...

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