20 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT DIFFERENT TYPES OF BACK PAIN…

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  1. Back pain became a part of life when humans started walking upright, rather than on all fours. The vertebrae were never really designed to deal with walking upright.
  2. Pain in the middle of your back, which becomes worse after eating, could indicate a stomach ulcer.
  3. The spine is like a central scaffolding for the rest of the body. The skull, the ribs, the pelvis and the limbs are attached to it.
  4. Back pain can also be the result of abscesses, blood clots or tumours in other organs near the spine.
  5. Back pain is the most common cause of job-related disability, a leading contributor to missed work, and the second most common neurological ailment — only headache is more common.
  6. Back pain is the most frequent cause of activity limitation in people younger than 45 years old.
  7. With conservative measures, the symptoms of low back pain typically show significant improvement within…

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Published by peter petterson

Father of four, grandfather of thirteen, and great-grandfather of eight. Resides in Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. Living happily in retirement and enjoying the company of my many young descendants.

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