Chronic Back Pain
Chronic back pain is when you experience pain coming from or around your spine for a long time. In this article we look at symptoms, causes and treatment options.
What is Chronic Back Pain?
Chronic back pain means pain in your spine that has been around for a long time. Pain is classed as chronic once the pain has gone on for longer than six months.
What Causes Chronic pain?
Chronic pain can have many causes, which is why it can take a long time to improve. There are lots of issues or factors that might be adding to the problem. This can range from bad habits, weak muscles, wear and tear in the spine and even psychological factors such as stress or depression can add to the problem.
How do I treat Chronic back pain?
Due to the nature of chronic back pain, there are many things to consider when trying to treat back pain. In most cases, chronic pain is not directly a serious health problem, but it does have a serious knock-on effect on other areas of your health and well-being.
When looking for help with chronic back pain, it is worthwhile looking into multiple different areas of your problem as well as your lifestyle to see what needs addressing.
In most cases, chronic back pain comes from a mechanical cause. This means the pain is coming from joints, muscles and nerves. Exercise and changes in lifestyle can have a positive effect on the pain you experience.
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