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Prevention of Back pain

Prevention of Back pain:

Methods of prevention of Back pain mentioned in various sources includes those listed below. This prevention information is gathered from various sources, and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Back pain.

  • Regular exercise
  • Stretching before sport
  • Quit smoking
  • Lose weight
  • Maintain correct posture
  • Supportive seats while driving
  • Sleeping on the side with knees drawn up
  • Sleeping on the back with a pillow under bent knees
  • Correct lifting posture - bend at the knees not the waist
  • Avoiding standing too long
  • Avoid one position for too long
  • Reduce emotional stress

Medical news about treatments for Back pain

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Clinical Trials for Back pain

Some of the clinical trials for Back pain include:

Latest Treatments for Back pain

Some of the more recent treatments for Back pain include:

Treatments for Back pain

Treatments to consider for Back pain may include:

Prevention of Back pain:

NINDS Back Pain Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Recommendations for preventing initial and recurring episodes of back pain include: regular exercise, stretching before participation in sporting activities, quitting smoking, losing weight, maintaining correct posture, using comfortable, supportive seats while driving, sleeping on the side with knees drawn up or on the back with a pillow under bent knees, lifting by bending at the knees rather than the waist, avoiding standing or working in any one position for too long, and reducing emotional stress that causes muscle tension. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Back Pain Information Page: NINDS)

Physical Activity and Weight Control: NIDDK (Excerpt)

By increasing muscle strength and endurance and improving flexibility and posture, regular exercise helps to prevent back pain. (Source: excerpt from Physical Activity and Weight Control: NIDDK)

Prevention Claims: Back pain

Information on prevention of Back pain comes from many sources. There are some sources that claim preventive benefits for many different diseases for various products. We may present such information in the hope that it may be useful, however, in some cases claims of Back pain prevention may be dubious, invalid, or not recognized in mainstream medicine. Please discuss any treatment, discontinuation of treatment, or change of treatment plans with your doctor or professional medical specialist.


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