Pain in the lower part of the back is commonly referred to as Lumbago. Back pain is very common, and can be severe and debilitating either in acute episodes, or as chronic pain suffered over a long period of time.
Back problems account for the majority reason to visit Osteopaths.
Back pain is a very common problem, with reports suggesting as many as eight out of ten of us will suffer from it at some point during our lives.
The most common causes of back pain are strain and problems with back structure. Common symptoms include:
- Dull aching sensation
- Sharp or shooting pain that radiates down the leg
- Decreased range of motion
- PRICE regime
- Performing exercises to improve posture and strengthen back and abdominal muscles.
Back Pain can be treated by an osteopath.