Exercise may reduce risk of low back pain


eMediNexus    19 November 2017

Results of a systematic review and meta analysis of controlled trials published October 19 2017 in the American Journal of Epidemiology show that exercise reduced the risk of low back pain by 33 and also reduced associated disability. The study further recommends a combination of strengthening with either stretching or aerobic exercises performed 2 3 times week to prevent low back pain.

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