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When you do belly crunches can this damage spine(back)?

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Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Depends

If you are not doing the exercise properly, yes, you can damage your back.
Have a physical therapist or a trainer to watch you and direct you on the proper way to do it.

In brief: Depends

If you are not doing the exercise properly, yes, you can damage your back.
Have a physical therapist or a trainer to watch you and direct you on the proper way to do it.
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
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