Low Back Pain | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the likely cause of my back pain?
  • What’s the best way to relieve my pain?
  • How do I prevent low back injury?
  • I’ve heard a lot about core strength. Will improving my core strength help? What kind of exercises make my core stronger?
  • Is it safe for me to do other forms of exercise? What kind of exercise should I do?
  • Do I need to make any lifestyle changes?

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 01/96