It is estimated that 80% of the US population will consult their medical doctor at some point in their lives due to low back or neck pain. That means that 8/10 people in The U.S will experience some level of Disability at least one time due to low back or neck pain. Many occurrences of neck and lumbar pain may last an average of 4-6 days. It may vary from a dull and constant pain to a severe and sharp pain. Patients may also experience pain in their arms or legs that may originated in the neck or lumbar region. Many doctors and health care professionals advise to consult your medical professional if your back pain persists for more than 7 days. Due to our busy schedule of working and living in a fast-paced society some people who experience Neck or lumbar discomfort may wait a few days to a few months to consult their medical doctor regarding their aches and pains. If your condition persists for more than 10 to 12 weeks it is considered to be a chronic condition and is much harder to treat and may be more resistant to traditional treatments. That is the reason you should seek help for your pain and discomfort as soon as possible.
The different causes of back and neck pain may include muscle spasm, joint sprain/strain, Herniated Discs, Overuse Injuries, Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis. Some cases of neck pain and lowback pain may be accompanies by throbbing and burning sensations in the arms or legs. Medical studies have shown that year after year missed time from work due to Back pain is the second most common cause of missed work days that are due to an illness. A majority of times low back and neck pain is a mechanical problem that is caused by muscle sprain or joint strain. Usually most cases of Back pain are helped by utilizing conservative treatments such as Physical Therapy, Chiropractic care, massage therapy, Acupuncture and Non-Steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines. Complete relief of your Neck, midback and low back pain is dependent on the expertise of your medical team and of course your body’s ability to heal. Put your health in our hands and start building the right team that will put you on the road to recovery.