Back pain is one of the most common complaints put forth by patients. It is one of the biggest causes of work related absences here in the United States. Even though back suffers range from all ages, it is most common in males from the age of 35 to 55 years.
There are several risk factors associated with back pain, many of which you might be surprised to read. A few factors that are linked to higher risk of back pain include stress, a sedentary lifestyle, anxiety, depression, obesity and even smoking. The main symptom of back pain is, well, back pain. But you could also suffer weight loss, elevated body temperatures, pain running down the legs and even difficulty urinating. The causes of back pain is indeed a long list. Some of the more obvious causes are strained muscles or ligaments, lifting heavy objects, lifting improperly and abrupt or awkward movement. The structural problems associated with back pain include bulging disks, arthritis and sciatica.
If you are experiencing any type of back pain, it is a warning sign that something is wrong with your body. We believe that treating the back pain is good, but treating the source is much better. Our chiropractors specialize in the treatment of back pain and much more. We have been serving Clarington and Bowmanville for over 10 years and hope to serve you too.