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    Low back pain: Exercises to reduce pain
    Chris_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Thought I'd share some great info!

    Exercises that may help reduce or prevent low back pain include:
    • Aerobic exercise, to condition your heart and other muscles, maintain health, and speed recovery.
    • Strengthening exercises, focusing on your back, stomach, and leg muscles.
    • Stretching exercises, to keep your muscles and other supporting tissues flexible and less prone to injury.
    For lots more info follow the link provided.
    Hope that helps!
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    bj1208 responded:
    Chris - thanks much for providing the link - I just went thru it and there are a lot of great exercises that can benefit people either before surgeries and afterwords -

    thanks again! Joy
    Chris_WebMD_Staff replied to bj1208's response:
    Great Joy, so glad you looked through it, lately I need these as well, no one told about turning 50! ACK!
    So, I wanted to share it with others!
    bj1208 replied to Chris_WebMD_Staff's response:
    AMEN!!!! I know exactly what u mean - turning 50 plus having 3 more bulging discs which cannot be operated on as it will cause more pains is the pits!

    Thanks again, Chris - appreciate all your help - more than you can imagine! hugs - ^Joy^

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