Aging has it’s perks. Wisdom, perspective, self assurance, and so much more. But let’s face it, there are a few less than pleasant side effects as well… like sore joints, creaking limbs and oh, the aching back!
Many people write lower back aches and pains off as “par for the course” when it comes to aging, but the truth is the spinal anatomy is very complex, consisting of strong muscles, flexible ligaments and tendons, vertebrae, discs, highly sensitive nerves and nerve roots. Considering that it’s no wonder that back pain can be such a … well, PAIN!
Whether you suffer from back pain periodically or regularly it can put a real damper on enjoying your day to day activities. In fact it’s one of the leading causes of job-related absenteeism and disability.
The good news is that there are solutions to treat back pain! And some of them might surprise you….
Start treating your back the way it needs to be cared for… we promise, your body will “have your back” tenfold!