Video series – tips on how to maintain a healthy back.
Back pain, mainly of the lower back, affects 4 out of 5 people at some stage of their life. Fortunately there are many things that can be done to maintain a healthy back. In this 9 part video series by the North American Spine Society, you can learn some easy-to-follow tips on how to keep your back strong, supple and injury-free.
Tip 1: get regular exercise
Tip 2: quit smoking
Tip 3: maintain a healthy body weight
Tip 4: keep your core strong
Tip 5: use proper body mechanics
Tip 6: have good posture
Tip 7: reduce stress
Tip 8: keep healthy, strong bones
Tip 9: don't be a weekend warrior
(North American Spine Society, 2014)