With a number of individual joints making up the spine, the risk of development arthritis in these joints increase dramatically. Between each vertebrae is a cushion of cartilage, which, unfortunately, bears the potential for breakdown. With this, a person's quality of life can suffer dramatically, as any movement can be potentially painful or difficult. Core strengthening exercises and good posture can help prevent future back pain.
If I had an episode of lower back pain, am I always going to be more likely to have lower back pain in the future? It is true that once you have an episode of lower back pain or shooting leg pain, you are probably more likely to have it in the…