By: Winston Pearson
Sentara Therapy Services
Nearly everyone will experience some type of low back pain at least once in their lifetime. Low back pain is a common and costly condition. The costs consist of medical expenses, lost productivity, changes in lifestyle, inability to sleep and disruption of interpersonal relationships at home and work. Researching how to prevent the onset of back pain can be overwhelming by the conflicting information available.
To help you sort through some of the misconceptions and gain a better understanding, review the following common myths and reality concerning back pain prevention.