The Worst Thing for a Bad Back is too Much Rest and Relaxation

80% of us will suffer from a bad back at some point in our lives and many of us feel that we should rest until it recovers – but this can actually make things worse because unused muscles get stiff and harder to get moving normally again.

This article from the Telegraph describes the writer’s experiences after he hurt his back playing golf and describes these do’s and don’ts in more detail:

  • Don’t stay in bed
  • Do keep moving
  • Choose the right exercise for you
  • Don’t rush into surgery
  • Don’t be afraid to lift things

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