Your chance of developing back pain increases as you age. There are many lifestyle changes that can help reduce and possibly prevent back aches. This can include exercise, diet, stress and weight. People who do not exercise regularly are at a higher risk for developing back pain.
Years ago a landmark study proved that not all pinched nerves hurt. By looking at multiple cadavers, researchers found many flattened, pinched, crushed nerves that caused no evidence of pain in the person's medical records (Neary and Ochoa 1975). That really puzzled the medical community because the popular thought, at the time, was that all…