Back pain can be caused by an injury, ligament sprain, or can be due to a chronic pain condition. No matter the cause, here are the prevention tips, and traditional and alternative treatments for this nagging pain.
Considering one of the most common reasons for a doctor's visits is low back pain, we should probably be aware of the causes — so we can avoid them. Injuries, osteoporosis and even fear can contribute to lower back pain. Learn these 10 reasons your low back might be bothering you.
When you hurt your back, you think of it stemming from lifting heavy things, falling, or taking a bad step on the stairs. But really, you’d be surprised at what could actually be the bad back culprit — like your cell phone, or smoking.
These are such simple everyday things that you probably don’t even realize they’re contributing to your back pain — like the foods you eat. Yep, they could be the culprit.
The use of anticonvulsant drugs like gabapentin, topiramate, and pregabalin to treat chronic low back has significantly increased in recent years – as much as 535 percent – even though there’s limited research supporting this practice.