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Sciatica (cont.)

Sciatica Prevention

  • Proper lifting techniques in keeping your back straight while bending your knees to pick up items often help avoid mechanical back problems.
  • Keep flexibility and muscle tone by performing stretching exercises. These will help keep your back from bothering you. Maintaining your weight within your recommended limits for your height will go a long way to maintaining a healthy back as well.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/27/2014

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