Woman's hands feeding two small dogs with white bowls

What does feeding the dog have to do with lower back pain?

Washing dishes, loading the dishwasher, feeding the dog and putting on your shoes– what do they have in common? 

Answer:   They are all functional activities that involve repetitive bending and often include twisting movements. The upside is that the dog is happy, your feet are protected, and the kitchen is clean. The downside is that repetitive bending predisposes you to lower back injuries.

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