SIX REASONS BACK PAIN HAS INCREASED DURING THE PANDEMIC…

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Back pain remains one of the most prevalent health problems and a leading cause of disability and has increased greatly during the pandemic.

  1. One of the main reasons was a lot fewer people went to the gym during the pandemic.

2. The ergonomics of working from home were greatly missed with people working from their beds or uncomfortable chairs on a daily basis, leaving many with back pain.

3. During the pandemic, people were also eating a lot more and being overweight increased the risk of back pain.

4. Back pain can also be one of the side effects of the pandemic. Healthline wrote that back pain caused by COVID-19 is often described as a deep pain instead of a sharp or stabbing pain that may accompany a sudden muscular injury. Pain caused by viral infections is also less likely to be eased by changing your posture than the pain caused…

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