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(HealthDay News) -- Most people have back pain at some point, but some are prone to more frequent episodes.
- Growing older. Back pain often starts when a person is in their 30s or 40s.
- Getting infrequent physical activity.
- Being overweight or obese.
- Having a family history of back pain.
- Having a chronic illness, such as arthritis or cancer.
- Having a job that involves a lot of lifting or twisting of the spine.
- Having poor posture.
- Being a smoker.
-- Diana Kohnle
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