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Which habits cause back pain?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
A few: Lack of physical activity or exercise, obesity, poor sleeping habits and smoking can be factors.
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Smoking : Accelerates disc degeneration over eating no exercise causes weak core and a gut your poor back can't lug around comfortably.

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Can mopping cause back pain?

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Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Yes: Might need to exercise in order to mop without pain! keeping yourself in a good shape will allow you to mop without pain and will make you fell well!
A 35-year-old member asked:

Which is the major cause of back pain?

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Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Back strain: Simple back pain is usually due to muscle strain perhaps due to faulty lifting technique, twisting injury, overuse, weekends sports etc, respond well to otc analgesics, streches, heat or ice and subside in about 3 to 4 days.Any other type of back pain that radiate to the lower extremities is a more serious condition and desrve more attention.

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