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6 Causes of Low Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the leading causes of disability and injury in the United States today.

Billions of dollars are spent on the treatment of back pain each year—ranging from surgery to conservative treatment approaches such as physical therapy. Much less money, however, is spent on the prevention of back pain and treating back pain early on.

Low back pain can be caused by many different factors or a combination of factors. The following are six of the more common causes of back pain and the reason people will go see their medical provider:

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5 Tips for a Comfy Workstation

illustration of workstationBack and neck problems are so prevalent these days. Chances are, you're experiencing pain now.

If accident or trauma is not a factor, it's likely the cause of the problem is due to bad posture or habits which lead to a faulty movement pattern.

If your work is sedentary and involves the use of a computer, the setup of your workstation may be a major factor related to your pain.

Below are some easy tips for creating an ergonomic workspace that improves your health.

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