Most Common Reasons for Back Pain

Back pain comes in many shapes and sizes and can come about from a variety of everyday activities, not to mention strenuous activities of any sort.

When back pain strikes it’s hardly ever at a convenient time. Back pain can disrupt your daily routine and even leave you unable to perform your function at work. Back pain is actually the 3rd most common reason patients visit a physician, behind skin disorders and joint disorders.

Below are some of the most common reasons for back pain.

Improper Lifting Technique

Many of our back pains can be chalked up to trying to lift something the wrong way, which can seriously tweak our back, neck, and spine.

Car Accident

Car accidents are among the most common reasons patients experience back pain, usually in the form of whiplash.

Workplace Injury

Workplace injuries happen quite commonly. Injuries occur while lifting something the wrong way at work, from performing the same motion over and over, or sitting at an uncomfortable desk for hours on end.

Bulging Disks

Disks are made up of soft material that can bulge or rupture, which can then press on a nerve, creating back pain.

One simple, drug-free solution to back pain is visiting your local chiropractor in Brooklyn, NY. Community Chiropractic & Accupuncture of Park Slope has a long track record of keeping our patients healthy and well.

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