8 doctors weighed in:

What is better on your back, an elliptical or treadmill?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Elliptical.

Less pounding on joints, including feet, knees, hips, and spine..

In brief: Elliptical.

Less pounding on joints, including feet, knees, hips, and spine..
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Dr. Darrell Herrington
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Elliptical, probably

There is less jarring on your whole body with an elliptical machine vs treadmill.
Jogging (like on a treadmill) can stress your joints also. The movements on an elliptical machine are smoother, and you can have upper body motion also on some of them too.

In brief: Elliptical, probably

There is less jarring on your whole body with an elliptical machine vs treadmill.
Jogging (like on a treadmill) can stress your joints also. The movements on an elliptical machine are smoother, and you can have upper body motion also on some of them too.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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