Lower back Pain has been called the modern epidemic. Studies show that 95% of all people will experience at least one episode of Lower back Pain in their life. Being a two legged being that walks upright supporting our weight on a moveable spine is a recipe for disaster. It is critical that our body remain symmetrical to balance our body on top of our hips. If we get off the center of gravity and get stuck there then the ever important support structure of our body, our spine, will begin to erode.
It is very common to have anatomical problems with the foundation of our spine called the sacrum. The sacrum can develop abnormally and be tilted to one side or it can be tilted if one of our legs is anatomically shorter than the other. If the foundation of the spine is tilted that the spine has no option but to tilt to stay connected. If this connection point is constantly stressed eventually it will wear out. This wear and tear can cause arthritis and disc disease, which eventually leads to that episode of lower back pain from out of the blue. All I did was bend over to brush my teeth or to pick-up a child or grab a paper off the floor and WHAM there it is the first sign of your chronic lower back problem, Severe stabbing pain in your lower back! Most people think that the problem starts the day the pain starts but that is rarely the case.
Fortunately most of these episodes of pain will resolve, but if the common underlying structural or functional problems aren’t addressed then the pain will return again someday. Don’t wait until the next time. Get evaluated now and takes steps to ensure that there isn’t a next time for that Lower back pain. Call our office today to be evaluated (480) 892-0022!