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I've been pretty much inactive. Out in medical leave. Gained some weight. Noticed during walking around in neighborhood. Some stiffness in lower back. Decided yesterday to join gym. As to try and avoid the stiffness. Did a very, very light setting on trea

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: LOW BACK MUSCLE PAIN

Is very common. Reading your history, not surprising.
The low back muscles are commonly ignored when we work out, and over time poorly used. They have been probably extra strained trying to balance your excess weight. Overworked, poorly trained muscles will in time cause you stiffness and pain.

In brief: LOW BACK MUSCLE PAIN

Is very common. Reading your history, not surprising.
The low back muscles are commonly ignored when we work out, and over time poorly used. They have been probably extra strained trying to balance your excess weight. Overworked, poorly trained muscles will in time cause you stiffness and pain.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management

In brief: If you start slowly

You should be ok .
You need to work out at a slow pace to start and only 3 days a week at most as you get back inot activity and you should be ok.

In brief: If you start slowly

You should be ok .
You need to work out at a slow pace to start and only 3 days a week at most as you get back inot activity and you should be ok.
Dr. Alvin Stein
Dr. Alvin Stein
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