Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and it is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most suspects have back pain at least once. It can result from injury, activity and some medical conditions. Back pain can affect people of any age, for different reasons. As suspect get older, the chance of developing lower back pain increases, due to factors such as previous occupation and degenerative disk disease.
- Muscle ache
- Shooting or Stabbing pain
- Pain that radiates down your leg
- Pain that worsens with bending, lifting, standing or walking
- Pain that improves with reclining
- Ruptured Disks
- Bulging Disks
- Abnormal curvature of the spine
- Kidney problems
- Age: Back pain is more common as you get older, starting around age 30 to 40.
- Lack of Exercise: Unused muscles in your back and abdomen might lead to back pain.
- Excess Weight: Excess body weight puts extra stress on your back muscles.
- Diseases: Some types of arthritis and cancer can contribute to back pain.
- Improper lifting: Using your back instead of your legs can lead to back pain.
- Smoking: This reduces blood flow to the lower spine, which can keep your body from delivering enough nutrients to the disks in your back.