The Symptoms and Treatment of a Herniated Disc

Written by News Channel 2 on January 8th, 2014. Posted in Good postures of lifting object, Proper posture, Spine orthopedic reno

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Back pain can be the most uncomfortable feeling in the world. You can’t sleep, walk, or sit the way that you want, and just standing in one place can be aggravating to your back. This ailment affects about 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives, and is one of the most common health problems, leading to $50 billion spent on back pain treatment annually in the United States. A large number of people suffer from lower back pain, which is often classified based on how long symptoms have lasted. Acute pain refers to pain that has only existed for about a month, sub-acute for pain that has persisted for a few months, and chronic for nagging discomfort that lasts longer than 3 months.

There are many reasons for back pain, which include simpler problems, such as sitting the