- Q To avoid back pain, what is the right and wrong way to bend over?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineBending over at the waist might be proper form if you're playing offensive line for the Bears. But in most cases we all make the same mistake every time we accidentally drop a pen, sock, or binky on the living room carpet. We bend at the waist and pick... Full Answer
- Q What can I do to ease back pain?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineSometimes how you stand, sit, or even sleep can cause back problems. In fact, the teensiest things -- twisting that Champagne cork on a romantic night or scooping up your grandchild for a smooch -- can throw your back out of whack. Ouch. The... Full Answer