Category: Chronic Pain

Smoking and Back Pain

Smoking and Back Pain

  Low back pain affects 80 percent of us at some point in our lives. As a result, researchers are working diligently to determine what factors contribute to this pain. Some of the factors that have been identified include an occupation requiring a heavy physical workload, low levels of leisure physical activity, high body mass … Continue reading Smoking and Back Pain

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7 Things Your Back Pain Is Trying To Tell You

7 Things Your Back Pain Is Trying To Tell You

  By KATE ASHFORD Pain, by definition, is your body's way of telling you that something is wrong. When it comes to back pain, the root cause might be pretty obvious—maybe you were recently in a car accident or lifted a box that was way too heavy—or it might seem like a total mystery. But if … Continue reading 7 Things Your Back Pain Is Trying To Tell You