Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Most adults suffer from back pain at least once in their lifetime. The team at Pivotal Health and Wellness in Greenacres, Florida, is committed to helping men and women prevent, overcome, and recover from debilitating back pain. Call or go online today to find out more.
There are many different causes of back pain, including underlying medical conditions, strain, and poor posture. These can cause short, acute bouts of back pain or more severe and enduring back pain.
It doesn’t matter how balanced your diet and lifestyle are, sometimes underlying medical conditions can lead to severe back pain. These include:
Long-lasting pain stems from a series of factors. Physical strain is one of the most common, and generally originates from any of the following:
You should listen when people tell you to sit up straight and stop hunching over your computer. Correct posture is one of the most successful ways to avoid back pain. Posture-related sources of back pain include:
Back pain often makes the slightest movement difficult. It can also make staying seated or standing up feel like an insurmountable task. Back pain typically travels up and down your spine and, as a result, can cause complications in other parts of your body.
For example, back pain can spread all the way down to your toes by way of the legs, ankles, and buttocks. This can mean that your back problems affected your sciatic nerve, which travels all the way down the leg.
Back pain can also induce:
Back pain can affect anyone. However, you’re more likely to suffer from back pain if you are:
The team at Pivotal Health and Wellness is committed to both helping you understand your weaknesses and finding effective preventions to back pain.
The most effective way to treat back pain is to build muscles in the surrounding areas for support and to develop a healthy lifestyle that balances nutrition and exercise.
More severe back pain can require medical attention. In these cases, you may need:
Contact the team at Pivotal Health and Wellness today by phone or online to learn more about how you can prevent and eliminate back pain.