Around 85% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Almost all will recover well.


Acute back pain can occur during daily activities, without any clear reason to explain why. Back pain can also happen following a kick or fall. Almost all cases of back pain, 98%, do not have a serious underlying cause.

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How to prevent back injuries

We do not know if back problems can be prevented, but the exercises shown here are based on training principles that are recommended to everyone who wants to assure good strength, stability, and function in the abdomen and back, regardless of sport.

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