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Causes Of Lower Back Pain

Back pain affects so many people at one particular time of their lives. Did you know that back pains can even make a person paralyzed or disabled? Are you one of those people who have never taken this condition seriously? Are you that person who suffers from back aches and the biggest step you have ever taken is buying pain killers from a neighboring chemist shop? Back pain is generally a nagging or persistent aching pain in the lower spine. This pain presents for a certain period starting from days to weeks or even months. When the pain has lasted for more than 12 weeks it's considered chronic.

There is a difference between chronic and acute back pain although the causes are generally the same. The doctor basically should know whether a patient is suffering from chronic or acute back pain.Back pain is a condition that mostly affects people who are 45 years and above. Normally some people with back aches will have a discomfort that radiates down the leg often all the way up to the toes.

Back ache is a widely growing menace and it could be tackled by understanding the knowledge of the various aspects that make up your back. It is very important to know what causes back aches so that you can avoid getting yourself into the risks. The knowledge of body posture should also be acquired and you as a person should understand the value of getting a good posture. Exercising a lot can help keep your back fit. It's suggested that for those who manage back pain the greatest challenge they have is how to effectively do it. Seeking medical advice is therefore crucial. Some patients have back pain off and for many years and they tend to think it is very normal.

People suffering from lower back pain can make heavy demands on the health care. Very huge costs could be used for treating severe cases of back pain. These people also have the problem of being out of work often. There is emergence of competing new technologies for the operative and non operative treatment of low back pain is both exiting and frustrating Majority of these techniques have not yet been subject to randomized medical trails. The situation has re emphasized the need for physician treating patients with low back pain to have a clear understanding of the anatomy, pathophysiology and natural history of low back pain.

The only way that a doctor who is treating this condition can make an informed decision and judgment in the need for the appropriateness of a given treatment is with a term grasp of those basic principles. This condition presently has really spread and estimations put the figure at around eighty percent of the adult population suffers at least one memorable episode of low back pain every year. It is important to take the condition extremely serious to avoid future problems. I hope this information will help you understand more about low back pain.


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john bond  

very true Geoffrey, very true, back pain is a real pain in the backside.

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  about 6 years ago

yes John, I agree and thank you very much for passing by.

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  about 6 years ago

Wow, only 20 percent of the population have not experienced back pain? Those are very lucky people indeed. Yikes, there's nothing worse than hurting your back. good article, Geoffrey

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  about 7 years ago

Thank you Marie. Be careful with your back. It is brittle and important.

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  about 7 years ago

Geoffrey This is a wonderful article. Most people have the back problem and they should read this. You must have done your research well. Keep up.

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  about 7 years ago

Hi Martha Thank you very much for your positive comment on my article. I am still waiting for your answer to my email. Thank you

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  about 7 years ago

Hi, I like your articles i have taken time to read some of them and they are awesome. I have not received your email. Please send it again. I got an sms in my cell phone from 254720558813 i wonder if this is your cell phone number and i sent my email address to that number. Please confirm if you are the one. Thank you.

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  about 7 years ago

please sms your email address through that number and it will be forwarded to me, Thank you very much

  
  about 7 years ago

Geoffrey, yet another fantastic article. Great information that touches home for some people I know. I'm gonna share this on Facebook and Twitter

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  about 7 years ago

Thank you Mary. You are free to share it. I aim to help as many people as possible.

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  about 7 years ago

Another good one Geoffrey. I have had the facet rhyzotomy (nerve burn) done and realized a significant loss of pain. May be a good follow up article for you. David

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  about 7 years ago

I SALUTE YOU DAVID FOR YOUR POSITIVE COMMENT ON MY ARTICLE

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  about 7 years ago
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