At some point in your life, you may begin to feel a persistent pain in your back, which might even be enough for you to lose your focus at work and force you to visit a doctor. In fact, according to recent studies, back pain is among the leading causes of disability among Americans aged 45 or younger, and the number one cause of lost work days.
Back pain is among the most complex conditions to diagnose, and typically involves a wide variety of treatment options, each having their own risks and benefits. It doesn’t help that most people are further misguided with their treatment options due to myths and misconceptions surrounding back pain. You may even be surprised when you learn about these unknown facts about back pain.