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Young Athletes Risk Back Injury By Playing Too Much

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Janet Wertheimer does a back hyperextension exercise at Boston Sports Club in Wellesley, Mass. Regular exercise has helped control her chronic back pain. Ellen Webber for NPR hide caption

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Pain In The Back? Exercise May Help You Learn Not To Feel It

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