Do you frequently experience back pain that just won’t quit? If so, you’re not alone. An estimated 31 million Americans experience lower back pain at any given moment. Back pain is more than a nuisance—it can interfere with your daily activities and may even result in missing time at work. If you have back pain, there are certain activities you should avoid so that you don’t make your pain worse. Heavy lifting, twisting, and collisions should be avoided, which may mean taking time off from hobbies such as golf. Talk to your pain management doctor if you have questions about what you can do to improve your back pain. You can also take a look at this infographic from Pain Specialists of Orange County in Irvine to see what activities can actually make your back pain worse. Please share with your friends and family!