Does better movement in the lower back reduce lower back pain?

“It hurts to move so I’m not going to!” It is easy to think that all pain is bad and avoiding pain by this logic is good but is this true? Does better movement in the lower back reduce lower back pain?

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  • Wernli, Kevin, et al. “Does movement change when low back pain changes? A systematic review.” Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy 0 (2020): 1-48.

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