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Does being out of shape cause spine pain when picking up heavy things?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
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In brief: It can

If your back and abdominal muscles are weak, lifting heavy objects can cause increased back pain.
The best preventive treatment would be to strengthen the lower back and amdominal muscles along with increasing back and hamstring flexibility.

In brief: It can

If your back and abdominal muscles are weak, lifting heavy objects can cause increased back pain.
The best preventive treatment would be to strengthen the lower back and amdominal muscles along with increasing back and hamstring flexibility.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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Dr. Sharad Rajpal
Neurosurgery

In brief: It can

Part of preventing back and spine pain from developing is maintaining good core strength, which include remaining active and strengthening the muscles which help support the proper function of the spine (back, abdominal, buttock, thigh muscles, etc).
Although lifting heavy objects can cause spine pain for healthy people too, there is always risk of injury, so listen to your body first and foremos.

In brief: It can

Part of preventing back and spine pain from developing is maintaining good core strength, which include remaining active and strengthening the muscles which help support the proper function of the spine (back, abdominal, buttock, thigh muscles, etc).
Although lifting heavy objects can cause spine pain for healthy people too, there is always risk of injury, so listen to your body first and foremos.
Dr. Sharad Rajpal
Dr. Sharad Rajpal
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