Daily Prompt: Original Post on myths and facts on how to deal with Back Pain…

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This is a copy of the ‘original’ blog post I wrote on the myths and facts on how to deal with Back Pain back in January 2011, and nothing much has changed since then !!!!!

Myth
Always sit up straight to prevent back pain.

Fact
Slouching is bad but sitting too straight and too still for too long can be a strain on your back. Move around often and walk around.

Myth
Lifting heavy objects hurts your back.

Fact
It’s the way you lift it that can cause back pain. Always bend your knees with legs slightly apart.

Myth
Stay in bed until your back pain goes away.

Fact
Resting can help an acute injury or strain but a day or two in bed can make your back pain worse.

Myth
Back pain is always caused by an injury.

Fact
Disc degeneration, injuries, diseases, infections and…

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