Lower Back Pain
The lower section of the spine called the lumbar spine, it is made up of five vertebrae (a series of small bones which form the backbone). When they misaligned, it is referred to as lumbar misalignment or a pinched nerve.
Pain varies in intensity from local pain to very sharp pain which causes inflammation and pressure in the disc and on the neighbouring spinal nerve which can result in – sciatica.
Caused by sitting or standing with bad postures and repeatedly lifting heavy objects with incorrect posture
Injured disc that leads to lower back pain
Sciatica can cause lower back pain too
When to see a chiropractor
When the pain stays for a long time
When it is getting severe and resting doesn't help
When the pain extends down to the legs, especially when it extends below the knee
When it causes weakness, numbness or tingling in one or both legs
When unexplained weight loss occurred
In this video, DC Audrey Lee explains how to lift heavy objects without hurting yourself.
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