Thursday, October 02, 2014

Introduction

At a Glance

Back pain is categorized as either acute, which means lasting less than six weeks, or chronic, which means lasting for more than three months. Numbness, pain, stiff muscles and spasms are all symptoms of back pain, and can affect the lower, middle or upper back. The Main causes for back pain include nerve and muscular problems, denegerative disc disease and arthritis. Pain medication is commonly used as treatment.

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80% of people have some form of back pain, according to experts. Pain is categorized as acute (lasting less than 6 weeks) or chronic (lasting for more than 3 months).…

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