Back pain is a very common problem, with studies suggesting as many as eight out of ten of us will suffer from lower back issues at some point during our lives.
It can be very stubborn and you might think that it’s impossible for pain to ease up, but with the right therapy even the worst chronic pain can come to an end.
There are a number of reasons why back pain may occur, this could be a symptom of arthritis, spondylolisthesis or lumbar spinal stenosis to name a few conditions. In some rare cases, back pain may be a symptom of something more severe, in which case we would recommend you to a specialist medical professional, based on your case.
When it comes to back pain, we suggest seeking medical attention if one or two of the below rings true.
1. Symptoms have been bothering you for more than about six weeks
2. The pain is severe and/or not improving, or even getting worse