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A 33-year-old male asked:

I get chronic back pains when lifting heavy objects. what should i do?

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Dr. Doyle Huey
Specializes in Family Medicine
Back pain: Use a back brace when lifting, use proper technique for lifting, exercise your core muscles to help support your back.
Dr. Mark Brezinski
Sports Medicine 33 years experience
Diagnose: Hi, Back pain is one of my specialties. Most cases I see are do to sitters disease or gait (ex; foot position). But you need to identify the origin and rule out more serious causes. Any neurologic issues also need to be addressed like numbness in the legs.
Dr. Mark Brezinski
Sports Medicine 33 years experience
Provided original answer
May 12, 2016
Dr. Mark Brezinski
Sports Medicine 33 years experience
Provided original answer
May 20, 2016

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