4 Recommendations to Prevent and Management Lower Back Pain (LBP)

By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera, Physical Therapist

Low Back Pain (LBP) is the most common musculoskeletal condition WORLDWIDE!

4 Recommendations to manage and prevent LBP with Dr. Gabriella Rivera

Research has shown that rest and medication actually makes LBP worse!
Imaging is NOT indicated for most people with acute low back pain.


Here are four recommendations to manage and prevent LBP:

1. Seek early non-pharmalogical treatment

2. Participate in regular physical activity

3. Avoid rest and medication

4. Learn about non-surgical and non-pharmalogical interventions for LBP


The common theme is EXERCISE!


Find a physical therapist who can instruct you on proper stretches and exercises to treat your personal needs.

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