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5 habits that are hurting your back

Written by Pavitra Sampath |Published : July 9, 2015 11:45 AM IST

Back pain is a common problem these days. With the way we sit, faulty shoes and even standing for long hours making this condition worse. But did you know that the reason your back hurts has a lot more to do with evolution than straining the area itself? For instance did you know that sitting when you pass motions can lead to lower back pain. Squatting instead can help relieve that pain. Sounds interesting, doesn't it?

In this video by DNews, you will find out about the scientific reasons for back pain and how changing a few things in your daily routine could make the pain a lot more bearable. Of course, if your condition has reached a point where your vertebrae are damaged, you will need some help from a physician.

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