Low Back Pain Natural Treatment
Low back pain affects most of us at some point in our lives. In fact low back pain is so common the website eMedicine Health mentions that low back pain is second only to the common cold as a cause of lost days at work and that 85% of people with low back pain have no specific medical cause.
Low back pain is often accompanied by sciatic symptoms such as pain, numbness, or tingling, radiating down the buttock or leg. Not all low back pain and sciatic symptoms are due to pressure on spinal nerves. Sciatic symptoms or low back pain that are not being caused by nerve impingement are almost always treatable with acupuncture and are often completely eliminated.
What’s Causing Low Back Pain?
Poor posture and inefficient body mechanics cause muscle strain which may lead to trigger points which are tight areas in the muscle that cause radiating pain. Trigger points cause pain in either the local area, such as the low back, or into the buttock and down the leg and perhaps into the foot. Sciatic symptoms can be caused by trigger points in the muscles of the low back and gluteals. Low back pain can cause trigger points that radiate pain as well.For most people, low back pain and sciatic symptoms are mild and go away on their own.
Unfortunately for others, they become an ongoing problem affecting every area of their lives. What if you are one of the more serious cases and have been diagnosed with one of the following conditions:
How Can Acupuncture Help?
Do you have low back pain? Don’t suffer another minute. Call today and get started on the road to health and freedom from pain.