A complex and intricate system of bones, nerves, joints, ligaments, and muscles compose your lower back. They all work together to provide you with flexibility, strength, and support.
When something disrupts that support system, it causes debilitating pain that over-the-counter medications simply can't heal. The most common symptom associated with back problems is simply back pain, which can be high, low, central, bilateral, or unilateral.
Because there are so many different conditions that could be causing your pain, the pain might be dull or sharp and constant or intermittent. An impacted sciatic nerve, for example, can send pain shooting down the back of your buttock and one leg.
Because various structures that comprise your lower back, the cause of your pain could be one among several different culprits, including:
Older people and those whose jobs require heavy lifting are at an especially high risk of developing back injuries and pain.
This list isn’t exhaustive; it’s important to see a physical therapist -- such as Korina Galaraga -- to learn more about your back pain.
You should consider seeing a physical therapist if:
If your situation sounds like that, don’t delay getting treatment any longer. Contact Korina Galaraga today by phone or online to schedule your appointment.
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