Even minimal exercise found to reduce chronic back pain

July 2011
Active Living;Jul2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p14
The article discusses the study by doctor Paul Mork and colleagues on the impact of minimal exercise on back, neck and shoulder pain, which found that even minimal exercise help reduce chronic back pain and offset the effects of obesity.


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