HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - Lower back pain is a problem that many people deal with and don't do much to correct. In this week's Neighborhood Health Watch we have tips to avoid the problem and to help keep it at bay.
Michael Campbell is on the case.
It can easily be prevented by learning how to improve your posture and lift and exercise correctly.
There are many techniques. The best thing you can do is exercise regularly. An inactive lifestyle contributes to lower back pain.
Treatment of ongoing back problems must be directed at the cause. Call your family doctor if pain goes down your leg and below your knee.