Essentials Of Back Pain 1

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  • 1. 
    The most significant risk factor for future back pain episodes is arthritis found on x-rays.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The weakest motion for your back is?
    • A. 

      Twisting to the left

    • B. 

      Twisting to the right

    • C. 

      Bending forward fully

    • D. 

      Leaning backwards

  • 3. 
    What percentage of people will suffer from a debilitating episode of back pain at some point in their lives?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      55%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 4. 
    Which of these statements is NOT a BACK PAIN MYTH?
    • A. 

      Exercise should be avoided until you are completely healed.

    • B. 

      X-rays are necessary to find the cause of your back pain.

    • C. 

      Bedrest is a mainstay of good treatment of your back pain.

    • D. 

      Movement in a "non painful range" will help promote recovery.

  • 5. 
    Most back injuries are due to:
    • A. 

      Lifting heavy objects.

    • B. 

      Repetitive movement with excess back motion and not enough recovery time.

    • C. 

      Traumatic injuries such as falls and car accidents.

    • D. 

      Being overweight.

  • 6. 
    Activity should be eliminated as much as possible until your back pain is gone; rest is the best treatment. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Degenerative arthritis on x-rays :
    • A. 

      Is always an indication of a bad back and is the reason for your pain.

    • B. 

      Means you are stuck with back pain and will have to learn to live with it.

    • C. 

      Is typical for most adults to some degree, and doesn't usually tell us much about why you have pain.

    • D. 

      Indicates that you will need surgery eventually.

  • 8. 
    An MRI is indicated :
    • A. 

      For anyone who has back pain for at least 3 days

    • B. 

      Before you begin treatment because it's the only good way to see what's wrong.

    • C. 

      If you need to rule out severe spinal damage due to trauma or are aren't improving and are considering surgery or spinal injections.

    • D. 

      If there is any leg pain in addition to the back pain.

  • 9. 
    Which is NOT true about the "Neutral Position" of your spine.
    • A. 

      It is the position when your spine is not excessively bent in any direction, and which is observable in a correct upright posture,

    • B. 

      Your spine only needs to be in a neutral position when you are lifting something heavy, it doesn't take pressure off of your back when you are sitting

    • C. 

      Is the position of your back during most athletic activities

    • D. 

      Requires strong activation of your "core" muscles in order to be maintained.

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