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Have a bad back? Here's how to move past the fear of exercise

By Admin | September 06, 2018

Back pain is an epidemic: According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, as many as 80 percent of Americans will experience some form of low back pain in their lives, and, in a large survey, more than a quarter of adults reported having lower back pain in the past three months.

If you’ve suffered a back injury, you know it can be terrifying to resume any kind of exercise routine. “I think there’s a lot of hesitation because of the pain and worry of re-injuring the spine,” says Joseph Herrera, DO, system chair of rehabilitation medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System. “Once you have had an episode of back pain, you’re four times more likely to have a re-occurrence.”

For more information, please read, Have a bad back? Here's how to move past the fear of exercise, by NBC News. 

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