Features February 2012 Issue

A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Thwarting Back Pain

Whether you sit or stand, the things you do in your everyday life can affect the health of your spine.

Physical therapy and stretching can improve your back’s flexibility. Exercises can strengthen the spine. And medications can relieve the pain of a backache. But what you do in your daily routine is just as critical to the health of your spine. So be cognizant of your spine as you go about your everyday life. By taking some practical measures, you can avoid spinal problems before they occur.

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