Most people with acute low back pain are back at work within a month and fully recover within a few months. According to one study, about a third of patients with uncomplicated low back pain significantly improved after a week; two-thirds recovered by 7 weeks.
However, studies now suggest that up to 75% of patients suffer at least one recurrence of back pain over the course of a year. After 4 years, fewer than half of patients may be symptom-free. Some doctors are approaching the...Read more
One of the most important things you can do for your lower back is keep your core strong and integrated with your spine. I'll explain. ... Read more »
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What do high-speed runners, dancers, kick boxers, and rugby players all have in common? Hamstring injuries. The hamstring muscle along the back of... Read more »