Back Pain Risk Scale
Back pain affects 80% of people over the age of 30 at some point in their lives.
Smoking contributes to the potential for back pain.
Excess weight increases your chance of developing back pain.
Regular exercise can help prevent back pain.
Lifting heavy objects can contribute to strain on the back; be sure you are using proper lifting techniques.
Once you have back pain, there is a greater chance it will return.
This quiz has been reviewed by a physician but is not intended to replace a consultation with a physician; it should only be used as a tool, not as a medical diagnosis or treatment.