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Five Practical Tips to Cope with Back Pain

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The fear factor is that with the greatest advance of science, we, humans, are becoming increasingly lazy and futile. Our physical activities have been reduced by 40% - 50% than our ancestors. As a result, today common health issues, like obesity and back pain, have become the utmost medical challenges. Besides the belly popping out, another major problem from sitting in front of your computer, at work or at home, can arise is the back pain, a common medical problem that affects 8 out of 10 persons at some point during their lifetime. However, sitting for long hours isn't the only cause of back pain: Health experts affirm several other factors behind this problem.
Image: The Source of Back Pain by Mariana Ruiz Villarreal, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons
My Back Pain StoryI was a back pain sufferer for nearly a year. Initially, I continued ketorolac, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, for two weeks, but it didn't make any significant change. The pain was always there and …