Back pain is very common to the extent that just about everyone has suffered from it. The pain can be dull or sharp, constant or sudden. Just about anyone can have back pain, however somethings can increase your chance.
Getting older. Back pain is more common the older you get
Poor physical fitness
Some types of arthritis and cancer can cause back pain
There are also mechanical causes:
Injuries from sprains, fractures, accidents, and falls can result in back pain.
Back pain can also occur with some conditions and diseases, such as:
The best things you can do to prevent back pain are:
Exercise often and keep your back muscles strong.
Maintain a healthy weight or lose weight if you weigh too much.
To have strong bones, you need to get enough calcium and vitamin D every day.
Try to stand up straight and avoid heavy lifting when you can. If you do lift something heavy, bend your legs and keep your back straight.
You should see Dr.Paul Kattupalli if you have:
Numbness or tingling
Severe pain that does not improve with rest
Pain after a fall or an injury
Pain plus any of these problems:
Numbness in your legs
Weight loss when not on a diet.
Please get evaluated by Dr.Paul Kattupalli to formulate a treatment plan for your back pain.
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