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Back Pain

DDuring our lives, 8 out of 10 of us will experience back pain.  Usually some tension, stiffness or ache is felt in your back. The lower back is usually the most affected part. The region along the spine from neck to hip also bears the brunt.  Poor sitting position, bending, incorrect lifting technique or awkward sitting and standing posture can all trigger the pain. No serious disease is generally responsible for back pain. In the majority of cases it usually disappears in about 3 months. Resting for more than a day or two is likely to worsen it. Remaining active and taking painkillers can bring it under control. It is now generally agreed that inactivity is actually bad for  back pain.  Walking and performing other routine tasks quickens recovery. Cold or hot...