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Prevent back pain by bending over differently. How do other cultures that have fewer back problems do it according to NPR?

Are we bending over correctly to prevent back pain? How do other cultures do it? If you ever watch a baby do it, they are more likely to squat then bend over.   Other cultures squat which is thought to keep the knees, hips and lower back’s healthier, but they also bend over differently than we do as well. In America and many western societies, we tend to bend over rather than squatting and we have a relatively high incidence of lower back pain in our society which may be a result of these activities.   Other problems common to Read More »