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How to avoid back pain during the holidays

HOUSTON (November20, 2017)

A UTHealth doctor said 80 percent of the population will have back pain at some point in life. From activities like hanging Christmas lights to lifting heavy luggage, the holidays can be a treacherous time to injure your spine. Dr. Shah Dodwad, orthopedic surgeon with Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital, said the most common injuries happen when people fall from ladders or strain when lifting boxes and suitcases.

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