Low Back Pain Causes and Treatment
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Low Back Pain is the single most cause of disability according to the Global Burden of Disease 2010. About 80% of Americans will experience some form of low back pain in their lifetime. Low back pain can hit fast and hard and make it where you can barely get out of a chair or even walk. People ask me all of the time "why did my back go out now? I have bent over a million times to pick something up, but what did I do this time to throw my back out?" The answer I tell them is this, low back injury takes time to appear, you could have an area of your low back that is out of alignment for years, but you don't feel pain. Your body has learned to adapt to this abnormal alignment of the spine, however it causes abnormal function and weakens the area, making it more prone to injury. You could have injured your spine years ago, felt fine, and not until many years later the symptoms arise.
Most common symptoms of Low Back Injury are achy or sharp pain in the low back to hip areas, shooting pain in the butt-ox and down the legs, numbness, nerve pain, burning muscle pain and weakness. Rarely have I found a low back injury to a random occurrence. I find Low Back Injury to be rooted in an underlying problem that has been dormant for many years and a specific current event triggers the symptoms to occur.
At Smart Energy Healing we perform specific tests to find out the true cause of your low back pain.
2 Simple Stretches to Reduce Sciatica Pain
Click the video to see how to stretch the piriformis and how to strengthen the back. Please consult a doctor before starting any exercise routine.
Sciatica Pain is defined as pain down the back of one or both legs. The Sciatic is a nerve that runs down the back of the leg all the way down to the bottom of the foot. Irritation of the nerve is called sciatica. To get rid of the pain you must find where the nerve is being irritated and remove the irritation.
Sciatica is a treatable condition: Sciatica can be cause by several things; the most common is a muscle spasm in the pelvis. This muscle in the pelvis is called the piriformis. Doctors often refer to this as piriformis syndrome. Another cause of sciatica is irritation of the nerves in the lower back. The irritation is usually due to inflammation of the joints or the disc’s of the spine. This can have many names including but not limited to; disc bulges, disc herniation’s, lumbar sprains, pinched nerves and arthritis of the lumbar spine.