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  • Lifting advice doesn't stand up for everyone, study finds

    Commonly accepted advice to keep a straight back and squat while lifting in order to avoid back pain has been challenged by new Curtin University research.

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  • Best exercises for sciatica

    People with sciatica may find that certain exercises and stretches help bring relief from pain and tightness in the sciatic nerve and the surrounding area. Although sciatica generally resolves in time, these exercises may speed the healing process.

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  • More than half of americans plagued by back, leg pain

    More than half of U.S. adults suffer from pain, with backs and legs the most common sources, according to researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

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  • Is Walking Good for Sciatica?

    Whether you should walk and how much you should walk are questions to discuss with your doctor or physical therapist. The general view now is that movement and activity are a good thing for people with sciatica, as long as you walk correctly and are not increasing pain.

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  • Missing Work Due to Lower Back Pain? Recommended Treatments Are the Answer

    Back pain can interfere with many parts of a person's life, including their ability to get work done. In fact, new research finds that people who don't receive the proper treatment miss more days of work compared to those who do.

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