Author | Steven R. Garfin, MD

Articles

Exercises to Prevent Recurrence

March 01, 2006

Many patients who experience anepisode of severe low back pain willhave a recurrence at some time in theirlife. Therefore, it is usually prudent toprescribe a long-term exercise programto minimize the pain and frequency ofrecurrences. Such a program should include3 types of activities:

A Quick Guide to Exercise as Acute Therapy

March 01, 2006

Low back pain affects up to 80% ofAmericans at some point in their lives.1This common ailment can be mentallyand physically debilitating.