Treat Low Back Pain Right

Treat Low Back Pain Right

The reality is that most pain that is felt in the low back actually comes from stress and strain on the muscles, and other mechanical problems. People can spend too much time working in the garden, cleaning the house, lifting heavy objects or otherwise overworking their bodies. “The next day they can’t move because of muscle spasms, and it has nothing to do with the structures of the spine,” explains Dr. Rosenquist. “Muscle pain can feel really severe.”

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