Back pain: Keep it simple – Martins Ferry Times Leader

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Up to half of working Americans experience back pain, according to the American Chiropractic Association. Back pain can impact people’s lives and cause disability. Many other factors like sprains and stress can contribute to back pain. Talk to a doctor about back pain to rule out causes and discuss solutions such as stretches, exercises, and weight loss. Frequent movement, core strengthening, and reducing strain especially on the lower back can all help alleviate back pain.

Key Takeaways:

  • Admitting to backache issues appears to be the norm for 50% of the U.S. working population, according to the American Chiropractic Association.
  • Backache issues can be caused, or aggravated by muscle strain, joint irritation, excess weight, stress, or damage to interior organs and structures.
  • Poor muscle tone, which can be addressed with a core strengthening regime, is one way to positively address some forms of back discomfort.

“According to data complied by, only one in 10 people learns the primary cause of their pain.”

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