While lower back pain is common and treatable, sometimes there is a more serious issue. Occasionally back pain can occur when a spinal disc bulges or herniates, causing pain and compression on the nerves in the spine. This is commonly referred to as a “slipped disc.”
Spinal disks are rubbery pads between the vertebrae in the spinal column. The purpose behind these discs to help your spine move and absorb impact when walking, running, jumping, etc. However, these pads lose their elasticity with age and can also become damaged due to heavy impact. To get a proper diagnosis and treatment, consult your doctor. For a full article on slipped disks, click here:: What is a “Slipped Disk”?