Back pain is quite common, particularly lower back pain. It is responsible for the 2.6 million visits of patients to the emergency room yearly, which is the leading cause of disability globally.
Despite the numerous studies done in recent years about treating lower back pain, several patients are still undergoing unnecessary treatments such as surgeries and prescribed painkillers. Although it has been effective, those individuals can no longer continue to work and stay active as they were told to take time off to rest associated with those treatments.
Fortunately, several non-surgical back pain relief treatments are available and accessible, as it’s inexpensive and can easily be done at home without a doctor’s prescription.
In this article, we’ll show you the common types of lower back pain and a few alternative treatments for lower back pain.