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Is it ok to play ball with basketball with a back problem?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Exercise is

Generally good for your back for most common back issues but if certain positions or activities significantly aggravate the symptoms you may need to seek treatment if they do not improve with time.

In brief: Exercise is

Generally good for your back for most common back issues but if certain positions or activities significantly aggravate the symptoms you may need to seek treatment if they do not improve with time.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Vishal Shah
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Maybe

Many types of back problems respond well to regular exercise.
Back problems in general, however, are so broad in scope and varied in treatments that it would be imperative to see a spine specialist to seek advice on the specific type of ailment you are describing. Only after a full history and physical and occasionally imaging can this safely be determined.

In brief: Maybe

Many types of back problems respond well to regular exercise.
Back problems in general, however, are so broad in scope and varied in treatments that it would be imperative to see a spine specialist to seek advice on the specific type of ailment you are describing. Only after a full history and physical and occasionally imaging can this safely be determined.
Dr. Vishal Shah
Dr. Vishal Shah
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