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"Brush and Floss" Away Back Pain
My patients often tell me that they want me to fix their backs so that they never hurt again. I say, "That's a lot like going to the dentist and saying that you never want to have another cavity: It's just not possible." But it is possible is to "brush and floss" your back so that you have fewer problems in future. And when problems do occur, they won't be as severe. Backs are a lot like teeth: Taking care of them pays off, but that doesn't prevent every problem.