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Ten Ways To Maintain a Healthy Back

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Preventing Back Pain

We don't think very much about our backs: that is, until they start to hurt. Many of us are hurting as back pain is now one of the most common medical complaints in the U.S. The good news is that, in many cases, back pain can be prevented. Here are ACE's Top 10 ways to maintain a healthy back.

Maintain a healthy weight. Excess weight tends to creep up slowly, so we may not be aware of how it affects us. But try carrying a 20-pound pack on your back all day and you will