Have you ever experienced back pain? If you have, it’s certainly not uncommon.
Research suggests that around 80% of us have experienced some back pain in our lives.
The back is an amazing and complex system of vertebrae, discs, nerves, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Your back is heavily involved with your overall ability to keep upright, to walk and to move.
However, when pain strikes, everyday movements and tasks can feel like a severe struggle and very quickly decrease your quality of life and your ability to lead a healthy, active life.
Some of the most common causes of lower back pain are:
– Back muscle strains
– Ligament strains
– Bulging discs
– Bone injuries
– Poor posture
Although these are some of the more common causes of back pain, there are a multitude of different causes, so it’s best to get an accurate assessment to get to the source of your pain.
The team at Progressive Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy are have previously treated a range of back injuries and chronic conditions.
A combination of hands on physiotherapy and core strengthening exercises can be some of the first steps to get you on your way to a healthy, pain free back.