Pain felt in your lower back may come from the spine, muscles, nerves, or other structures in that region. It may also radiate from other areas like your mid or upper back, a hernia in the groin, or a problem in the testicles or ovaries.
You may feel a variety of symptoms if you've hurt your back. You may have a tingling or burning sensation, a dull aching, or sharp pain. You also may experience weakness in your legs or feet.
It won't necessarily be one event that actually...Read more
Back pain, especially low back pain, is a significant health problem. According to the National Institutes of Health, eight out of 10... Read more »
If Cymbalta (duloxetine) sounds familiar, it may be because it recently received FDA approval for the management of fibromyalgia. Now a... Read more »
It is well known that breakthrough pain (BTP) remains the scourge of those who suffer from chronic pain. It seems these patients cannot... Read more »
I spent last week on the Gulf Coast beaches of Florida near Venice. After a rainy first day, the weather was great and, for those with... Read more »
Spinal pain, or back pain, is very common in the Western world. In fact, it affects up to 80 percent of people at least one time in their life.... Read more »
Some low back patients with acute pain don't get better. They become chronic pain patients. This study shows how the fear of pain more than the pain... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Other TreatmentsA number of complementary and alternative treatments are used to relieve back pain. Complementary means it is used together with... Read more »