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How is Back Pain Treated?

How is Back Pain Treated?

October 23, 2017

Treatment for low back pain generally depends on whether the pain is acute or chronic. In general, surgery is recommended only if there is evidence of worsening nerve damage and when diagnostic tests indicate structural changes for which corrective surgical procedures have been developed. How is Back Pain Treated? Conventionally used treatments and their level […]

Can back pain be prevented

Can Back Pain Be Prevented?

October 19, 2017

Recurring back pain resulting from improper body mechanics is often preventable by avoiding movements that jolt or strain the back, maintaining correct posture, and lifting objects properly. Many work-related injuries are caused or aggravated by stressors such as heavy lifting, contact stress (repeated or constant contact between soft body tissue and a hard or sharp […]

What causes low back pain

What Causes Low Back Pain?

October 17, 2017

The vast majority of low back pain is mechanical in nature. In many cases, low back pain is associated with spondylosis, a term that refers to the general degeneration of the spine associated with normal wear and tear that occurs in the joints, discs, and bones of the spine as people get older. What Causes […]