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While you cannot prevent all back injuries or chronic back pain, certain lifestyle changes and healthy habits can prevent some issues from developing.
- Healthy Diet- Eating a well balanced diet works to promote healthy bones and muscles, needed to support and protect your spinal column.
- Healthy Weight- Excess weigh adds stress onto multiple portions of your spine. Work proactively to lose weight if you are currently overweight or obese. And if you are currently at an optimal weight, work to avoid adding weight as you age. Adding simple exercise programs into your weekly schedule coupled with healthy eating will improve your back health
- Drink Water- While we have all heard that drinking water is important, many of us fail to implement this healthy strategy into our daily lives. Water keeps our body fluid. It also lifts intevertebral discs, allowing them to function properly as shock absorbers. Drink 8, 8 ounce glasses of water daily. Continue reading