Several things can cause it, including your posture, a sudden movement or fall, an injury, or a medical condition. The pain is usually related to the way the bones, discs, tendons, muscles and ligaments work together.
Stop Suffering From Lower Back Pain
About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lives, according to nih.gov. – Low Back Pain Fact Sheet and is one of the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work days.1
While back pain is incredibly common, the exact cause for an individual’s pain can be difficult to determine. For this reason, up to 90% of cases are labelled as non-specific.
The lack of clarity around the cause of pain has led to a variety of interventions. These are often combined and adjusted based on the response of the patient.
Conservative treatment plans generally utilise physical therapy with education around controlled motion in exercise as well as heat and ice therapy.
Back braces are an economical alternative to pharmacological treatment methods to relieve pain for your patient at home. They are also simple to fit offering confidence to the patient of a positive outcome.
The DonJoy Lumbar Support Range provides adjustable levels of compression in both the upper and lower back to alleviate lumbar pain. Designed for acute, subacute and chronic levels of lower back pain, the range consists of semi-rigid structures, such as dorsal stays, to limit ROM and provide additional support and stabilisation to the sacro-lumbar area.
This article was first published by DJO Global 11th March 2020
- nih.gov. Low Back Pain Fact Sheet | National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke. [online] Available at: <https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Fact-Sheets/Low-Back-Pain-Fact-Sheet> [Accessed 10 March 2020].