In most known cases, pain begins with an injury, after lifting a heavy object, or after making a sudden movement. Not all people have back pain after such injuries, however. In the majority of back pain cases, the causes are unknown.
Intervertebral disks begin deteriorating and growing thinner by age 30. One-third of adults over 20 show signs of herniated disks (although only 3% of these disks cause symptoms). As people continue to age and the disks lose moisture and shrink, the...Read more
Pregnancy can result in back pain, which can linger for a time after the delivery. Three possible causes for the back pain might... Read more »
Perhaps the saddest part of Alzheimer’s disease is that you watch almost all of the personality and characteristics of the person who is... Read more »
Did you know that hip bursitis can mimic back pain? Even though doctors know this, 20 percent of the LBP cases caused by hip bursitis aren't properly... Read more »