Running has many health benefits, along with sometimes causing occasional aches and pains. Watch this video to get five tips from the pros on what you can do to avoid developing back pain from running.
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Five tips for runners to avoid back pain

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Running has many health benefits, along with sometimes causing occasional aches and pains. Watch this video to get five tips from the pros on what you can do to avoid developing back pain from running. 

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Amir Mehbod, MD and Ryan K. Smith, PT

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Amir Mehbod, MD and Ryan K. Smith, PT

Amir Mehbod is an orthopedic spine surgeon with Twin Cities Spine Center. His surgical expertise includes the entire spine, from the neck to the low back. He encourages his patients to lead active lifestyles that lead to overall health—including spine health. Mehbod and his wife keep busy with their three young children.Ryan K. Smith is the site coordinator at Courage Kenny Sports & Physical Therapy in Apple Valley. He is an orthopedic clinical specialist and has been practicing at Allina Health for eight years. In his free time he enjoys working out, particularly running due to the physical and mental health benefits. He looks forward to the day when his daughter (age 4) is able to join him for a run.

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