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Back Injuries

Your back is made of bones, muscles, and other tissues extending from your neck to your pelvis. Back injuries can result from sports injuries, work around the house or in the garden, or a sudden jolt such as a car accident. The lower back is the most common site of back injuries and back pain. Common back injuries include :

These injuries can cause pain and limit your movement. Treatments vary but might include medicines, icing, bed rest, physical therapy, or surgery. You might be able to prevent some back injuries by maintaining a healthy weight, lifting objects with your legs, and using lower-back support when you sit.

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  1. Back Injuries (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... tissues extending from your neck to your pelvis. Back injuries can result from sports injuries, work around the ... lower back is the most common site of back injuries and back pain. Common back injuries include : Sprains ...
  2. ... questions before returning to any sport after a back injury : Do you want to still play the sport, ... at a less intense level? When did your back injury occur? How severe was the injury? Did you ...
  3. Lifting Safety: Tips To Help Prevent Back Injuries (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    Back Injuries/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Back Injuries ... American Academy of Family Physicians
  4. ClinicalTrials.gov: Back Injuries From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Back Injuries/Clinical Trials ... Back Injuries
  5. Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Ergonomics (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Ergonomics/Related Issues ... Ergonomics ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Work@Health is an employer-based training program. The ultimate aim of the ...
  6. Prevent Back Pain Easy-to-Read (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)  
    Guide to Good Posture/Learn More ... Guide to Good Posture ... Back Pain/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Back Pain ... Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion ... Easy- ...
  7. ... about these strengthening exercises. If you had a back injury, talk with your provider about keeping your back ... Before skiing again after a back injury, learn exercises that ... spine and pelvis. A physical therapist may also help you to ...
  8. ... along your arm or hand, while a low back injury can cause numbness or tingling along your leg ... tingling occur just after a head, neck, or back injury You cannot control the movement of an arm ...
  9. ... things make us more prone to having a back injury. ... lift in the correct way. To help prevent back pain and injury when you bend and lift: Spread your feet ...
  10. Spinal Injury: First Aid (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Spinal Cord Injuries/Treatments and Therapies ... Spinal Cord Injuries ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
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