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A healthy spine supports the body while letting it move freely. It does this with the help of three natural curves. Strong, flexible muscles help, too. They support the spine by keeping its curves properly aligned.
A healthy back and neck allow you to move easily, without pain. Injury, poor posture, and overuse can damage parts of the back and neck. This can lead to pain and other problems.
Good posture and body movements are the key ways to protect your back and neck and prevent injury.
Tired of your aching back? Try a few of these exercises to help build a stronger, more flexible back.
A low back or lumbar sprain is one of the most common causes of pain in the lower back.
Back or neck pain can often be relieved with simple self-care measures. Medications and exercise can also help.
Doing neck exercises daily stretches and strengthens the muscles in your neck. This helps relieve neck pain and stiffness, and makes injury less likely.
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