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    boone77 posted:
    I found what seems to be an error in WebMD's tips on exercise for lower back pain. It says to work on back muscles but not on stomach muscles. I was instructed by doctors to do the opposite. The strengthening of back muscles only leads to more pain since the same muscles being strengthened by normal work and routine are the ones being strengthened in WebMD's tips, while strengthening stomach muscles will counter-act the back muscles and therefore relieve the pain! Any thoughts?
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    bj1208 responded:
    Chris @ WEBMD - can you look into this and let us know what you can find out?!! Thanks much - Joy
    Chris_WebMD_Staff replied to bj1208's response:
    Yes, let me ask the docs about this, thank you so much for bringing that to my attention! I'll let you know, maybe one of our docs can weigh in.
    Chrissy~ WebMD Staff Confucius Say; Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
    Chris_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Back Pain

    Was this where you were talking about Boone77?
    Chrissy~ WebMD Staff Confucius Say; Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

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