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If your lower back hurts, how do you know when to rest it, and when it is better to stretch it?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Stretch

Almost all back injuries seem to get better quickly with return to activity, such as stretching.
If the pain seems to travel down your leg or causes bowel/bladder problems (especially incontinence), see your doctor.

In brief: Stretch

Almost all back injuries seem to get better quickly with return to activity, such as stretching.
If the pain seems to travel down your leg or causes bowel/bladder problems (especially incontinence), see your doctor.
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