4 Moves That Can Save Your Back

Back pain is not a normal part of aging, even though the risk for it increases with age. By making a few lifestyle changes-stopping smoking, losing weight, managing stress, getting enough sleep-you can increase your chance of being pain-free. "But the best way to prevent back pain," says A.J. Cianflocco, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon at Cleveland Clinic, "is by staying in shape, keeping up with back exercises, and concentrating on posture and body mechanics."
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