Whether you're looking to maintain a strong back or recover from back pain, the key to good back health is to get active and stay active.
Most back pain is not serious or life threatening and will not need surgery to correct it. If your symptoms don’t improve within a few days it is important to have your back thoroughly assessed. If you don't address the cause the chances are that the problem will reoccur. Once any serious implications are ruled out we can settle the pain and work with you to stop it reoccurring.
Causes of Back Pain
The causes of back pain are numerous but roughly fall into either a sudden (traumatic) or sustained overstress injuries.
Most people can relate to traumatic injury such as bending awkwardly to lift a heavy load that tears or damages structures. However, sustained overstress injuries are probably more common but also easier to prevent. Most commonly, back injuries are caused by muscular strains, ligament sprains and joint dysfunction, particularly when pain arises suddenly during or following physical loading of the spine.
Dependant on what is causing your discomfort It could be limited to the back itself, or it may spread to the groin,buttock, leg or foot and also cause pins and needles, numbness or burning sensations in one or both legs or feet.
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