Low back pain is the number one reason people worldwide visit their doctor and miss work.
If you’ve dealt with it in the past (or maybe even right now), you know back pain can change your life in an instant.
Not being able to enjoy hobbies, difficulty in your ability to work, and a sneaking suspicion that you may never get “back to normal” are all normal when you’re experiencing a bout of back pain.
So why do so many people struggle with back pain?
In many cases, your daily habits are a big contributor to your back pain.(more…)
Did you know chronic stress can contribute to health challenges like anxiety and even back pain?
Why? When your body is in a constant state of stress, it produces hormones that can disrupt almost all of your body’s natural processes.(more…)
Many people think that surgery can “fix” an area of their spine that is injured. While in rare cases that is true, the permanent changes that surgery makes to your anatomy can cause a host of new problems in addition to the trauma and risks that inherently go along with low back surgery.
Low back pain is something that over 80% of us will deal with at some point in our lives… but what exactly causes low back pain? Usually, it’s not just one thing that causes low back pain, but there are some trends and information that we’ve uncovered about the primary causes, and most importantly, what you can do to avoid them.