8 Simple Steps to Healing Back Pain

Learn how you can effectively relieve back pain with these simple tips.


| Nov. 5, 2008


On any given day, 5 percent of Americans — 15 million people — have back pain. Eighteen percent (54 million) have suffered back aches in the past month. And over a lifetime, significant back pain bedevils two-thirds of the population. Not surprisingly, back pain is a leading reason why Americans consult physicians, accounting for 14 percent of primary-care doctor visits.

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, the most frequent cause of back pain is muscle strain. The injury might result from overuse (a rowing machine) or twisting (a backhand tennis shot), or lifting incorrectly (using the back instead of the legs). But quite often, there is no trauma. You rise from a chair or bend over while dressing, and wham, you feel sharp pain in your back.

The No. 2 cause of back pain is a herniated (“slipped”) disk. Disks are the cartilage rings between the 33 small bones (vertebrae) that comprise the spine. The alternating bone-cartilage arrangement provides flexibility. But disk injury — which typically appears on X-rays and MRIs as bulging or a rupture — can press on nearby nerves and cause severe pain.

Rarely, back pain is caused by other conditions: infections, cancer or other diseases.

But no matter what the cause, according to back pain researcher Richard Deyo, M.D., a professor of medicine at the Oregon Health Sciences University, “Nearly everyone gets better.”

Here’s how to deal with back pain:

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Prior to using the advice on http://www.StopBackPain.info my back pain was pretty severe. I couldn’t rest at night, I was unable to do any type of heavy lifting, and I felt terrible… my back pain was just excruciating. I was amazed at the things I was able to do after following the advice on that website. Since using the program on that website, my life changed completely. I finally have my active lifestyle back and I can actually do strenuous workouts three days a week again. Not to mention, I pretty much do whatever I want! It truly changed my life.






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