back pain

PREVENTING BACK PAIN

It is not easy to prevent back pain, but the following 6 tips may help reduce the risk of developing back pain:

  • check your posture when sitting, using computers or tablets and watching television,
  • do regular exercises and back stretches – your doctor or physiotherapist may be able to advise you about exercises suitable for your needs,
  • stay active – doing regular back exercises can help keep your back strong,
  • avoid sitting for long periods,
  • take care when lifting and
  • ensure the mattress on your bed supports you properly. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/back-pain/treatment

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