Low back pain is a very common and quite debilitating health condition. Most people will suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives. In the majority of cases, low back pain will go away with time. However, in some very rare cases, the pain is a sign of more significant health concerns. If you suffer from a fever, have significant sweating, have difficulty with urination or bladder or bowel control, have numbness or tingling in your genitals or buttocks area, or loss of power in your legs contact a doctor immediately.
- Slipped disk is one common cause of back pain and could require medical attention.
- Most back pain heals on its own. If problems continues contact your doctor
- Stretching and excercise can help heal and avoid back pain.
“In the first few days of a new episode of low back pain, avoiding aggravating activities may help to relieve pain.”