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How are water exercises good for back pain?

Water exercises like water aerobics can help back pain because they are low impact and help spare the body from too much jarring and impact. By being in water, there is less weight on the back and less weight being supported by the body. By unloading the back you can still get in a good workout but not put any stress on the back.

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