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What kinds of exercises help reduce back pain?

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Dr. Richard Ramos
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Depends

Many studies have tried to examine which exercises are the best for someone's back pain.
The most important thing to do is to concentrate on stretching and strengthening exercises. Weght training has benefits for patients of any age. Just make sure that you work with a trainer first so you use the equipment correctly and safely.

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In brief: Depends

Many studies have tried to examine which exercises are the best for someone's back pain.
The most important thing to do is to concentrate on stretching and strengthening exercises. Weght training has benefits for patients of any age. Just make sure that you work with a trainer first so you use the equipment correctly and safely. Consult a doctor now ›
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