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Prevent Back Pain: Quick Guide to Healthy Living

The best way to prevent back pain is to keep your back muscles strong. It’s much easier to prevent a back injury than to live with back pain.... Details >

National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

About Chiropractic and Its Use in Treating Low-Back Pain

While there are some differences in beliefs and approaches within the chiropractic profession, this Research Report will give you a general overview of chiropractic, discuss scientific research findin... Details >

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health

Back Injury Prevention

Also available in: Spanish 

This fact sheet includes strategies for preventing back injuries and maintaining good back health. Weight control, maintaining good posture during work and rest, and proper positioning while performi... Details >

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Back Pain

A general overview of back pain that includes a description and information about treatment, prognosis and research. A list of organizations where users may obtain additional information, selected ref... Details >

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

Backpack Strategies for Parents and Students  External Link

Parents can take steps to help children load and wear backpacks the right way to avoid health problems. ... Details >

American Occupational Therapy Association  External Link

Don't Let Back Pain Get You Down: Learn How to Minimize Your Risk

About 80% of the population develops back problems at some time in their lives. When you do battle with Old Man Winter, or tackle any other kind of heavy lifting at home or on the job, do everything y... Details >

National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Find a Doctor of Chiropractic  External Link

Looking for a chiropractor in your area? Patients visiting this site can find instructions about how to use the database to find one.... Details >

American Chiropractic Association  External Link

Frequently Asked Questions About Chiropractic  External Link

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) receives many questions about chiropractic. This page provides answers to the most commonly asked questions, including what conditions chiropractors treat, ... Details >

American Chiropractic Association  External Link

How to Prevent Back Pain  External Link

Four out of five adults will experience significant low back pain sometime during their life. Learn what you can do to prevent back injuries.... Details >

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  External Link

How to Take Care of Your Back  External Link

Also available in: Chinese-Simplified  Chinese-Traditional   External Link

This brochure suggests ways to take care of your back, including exercise, maintain a healthy body weight, and good posture.... Details >

Chinese Community Health Resource Center   External Link