Lifestyle Lessons: Treating Lower Back Pain

April 24, 2017 | by

Personal risk management tips provided by: AVID Risk Solutions

Did You Know?

Lower back pain is one of the most agonizing and common health conditions in the world, as well as a leading cause of disability. According to the American Chiropractic Association, 1 in 4 adults will experience lower back pain for at least one day during a three-month timespan.

Treating Lower Back Pain

Although lower back pain is common and usually goes away on its own, there are a number of treatments you can take to prevent or relieve your pain.

Until recently, one of the most recommended treatments was the use of pharmaceuticals such as opioids and steroids. However, the American College of Physicians (ACP) recently published new guidelines that promote noninvasive and therapy-based treatments, and suggest the use of medications only as a last resort.

Click on the following link to learn more about some common and effective treatments for lower back pain, based on findings from the ACP: Lifestyle Lessons – Treating Lower Back Pain

 

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