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12 August 2010

What increases the risk for back pain?

Smoking, ageing, a sedentary lifestyle, poor posture, obesity, pregnancy and genetic factors are all risk factors for developing back pain.

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Smoking, ageing, a sedentary lifestyle, poor posture, obesity, pregnancy and genetic factors are all risk factors for developing back pain.

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The causes of back problems
Top 10 tips on back care

Links:
Arthritis Foundation of South Africa
Multiple Sclerosis South Africa
The South African Society of Physiotherapy

 

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