The Low-down on Lower Back Pain

WAYS TO MANAGE—AND EVEN PREVENT—ACUTE PAINS Michael Horney LOWER BACK PAIN IS A PERVASIVE PROBLEM, afflicting 80% of adults at some point in their lives. In the past, most medical experts thought of it as an acute, painful episode that was self-limiting and would get better in time, regardless of the type of treatment—or even without treatment.  Nowadays, anyone treating a lot of people with lower back pain, including me, realizes that such pain can become a chronic, recurrent problem tha[...]
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