We’ve all experienced it at one point or another and its damn annoying.
There are a number of possible causes including damage to or herniation of an intervertebral disc, damage to or degeneration of a facet joint, or weakened or damaged and/or global muscles.
Modifiable risks are incorrect lifting and carrying techniques, including weight training. Poor Posture, muscular imbalances, smoking and obesity.
None modifiable risks are disc degeneration, facet joint damage.
It can be managed with medication as the doctors love giving out meds instead of finding the cause of the issue. Physical activity, physiotherapy and hydrotherapy are the ways to go.
All lower back pain should be investigated by an appropriate professional such as myself or a member of my team to rule out a more significant condition.
Exercise and physical activity can improve functional ability of the core muscles to help improve posture and body awareness. Increased core stability will in turn support and assist the lumbar spine during every day activity’s.
Long term health risks can be lordosis, spondylosis, spinal stenosis, arthritis and depression.
You don’t need to live with these niggles and pains, please ask me for details on how to relieve these issues and be pain free.