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Prevent Back Pain


The Benefits

You depend on your back for all of your daily activities—sitting, standing, and walking! Protecting your back means you will not have to limit your activities due to back pain.

Treatment for back pain is one of the most common reasons for visits to the doctor. It’s much easier to prevent a back injury than to live with back pain.

Start Today: Small Steps
  • Sit up straight with your back against the chair and your feet flat on the floor.
  • Try these back strengthening and stretching exercises.
  • If you drive long distances, put a pillow or rolled-up towel behind the small of your back.

Learn how to get active and watch your weight to help prevent back pain. Find out how you can lower your risk of osteoporosis.

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