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Learn about managing back pain

How to learn more

Having a healthy back makes it easier to walk, bend, sit, stand -- or do different types of movement.

Unfortunately, with a painful, stiff back, many activities become much harder or less fun.

A good first step is to learn more about what you can do to manage back pain. To learn more on your own, you can select the "Managing Your Back Pain" menu option above for more information on this subject.

If you have questions, please select the "Who To Contact" menu option above.

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Review Date: 4/23/2016

Reviewed By: C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, San Francisco, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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