Pain in any part of the back is referred to as Back Pain. It generally originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints or any other structures in the spine. Back Pain is a common pain found in today’s generation due to a heavy work load. Almost everybody has back pain at some point in their lives. According to the National Institute of Health, Back Pain is the second most common neurological disorder. Back Pain can be very uncomfortable and can affect anyone, regardless of age, but it is more common to people who are between 35 and 55 years of age.
Lower Back Pain is not a specific disease but is a symptom which occurs from a variety of different causes. Up to 85% of people suffer from lower back pain. Back Pain can be severe and lead to upper back pain, lower back pain, back neck pain, back leg pain, side back pain, left back pain and right back pain. Almost every nine out of ten adult’s experience back pain, and five out of ten working adults suffer from back pain.
In most cases, back pain will heal itself, by staying mildly active and continuing with your usual activities, which promotes healing. Back pain will usually last from a few days to a few weeks. Pain that lasts longer usually clears up after about six weeks with the right treatment.
However, in severe and persistent cases of back pain, it is important to seek medical advice so that a correct diagnosis can be made and appropriate treatment given. Treatment for back pain will usually depend on the underlying cause of the condition. For example, pain that is caused by some types of arthritis may be treated using specific medicines.
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