Physiotherapy is the proper treatment for back pain. What do you do when you’re miles away?

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Low back pain is the top cause of disability globally, yet most people are getting the wrong treatments for it, a new survey shows.

Despite guidelines from top medical groups, studies and recommendations, doctors still tend to prescribe pain pills to people with back pain instead of physical therapy and exercise, which work better, according to the reports in the Lancet medical journal.Hin255 / Getty Images/iStockphoto

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