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Why can simply lying around be a bad idea when I have back pain?

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Dr. Paul Kovatis
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Makes it worse

Rest used to be the treatment for most back issues but recent studies have shown it to be detrimental, causing further weakness, weight gain, sleep problems, postural problems and actually makes the back problem more difficult to treat and cure.
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In brief: Makes it worse

Rest used to be the treatment for most back issues but recent studies have shown it to be detrimental, causing further weakness, weight gain, sleep problems, postural problems and actually makes the back problem more difficult to treat and cure.
Get checked by a spine md feel better
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