Friday, December 24, 2010

Why so I have Pain?

  • At some point in their lives, 80% of Americans will experience back pain.
  • You can injure your back by coughing or sneezing.
  • If you have a sprained or strained back—not a serious injury—use ice to help reduce swelling, muscle spasms, and pain for the first 24 to 48 hours after you injure your back.
  • If you have a sprained or strained back-not a serious injury-use ice first. After 48 hours, switch to heat to warm and relax sore tissues.
  • Good posture is one of the best ways to avoid straining your spine.
  • Exercising on a regular basis helps you maintain a healthy spine.
  • Each year, back pain costs Americans about $100 billion in medical bills, disability, and lost productivity.
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