The lower aspect of our back is always under constant stress. This stress is significantly magnified in individuals who participate in athletics. As a result, it is not uncommon for these individuals to develop low back pain. In this article, we shall take a brief look at this clinical condition.
Scoliosis generally develops during childhood, but it also can occur in adults. Adult refers patients who have completed their growth (i.e., are over the age of 18 or have gone through puberty). Adult scoliosis is distinctive from childhood scoliosis in terms of the causes. In addition, the goals of treatment differ in skeletally mature patients.
Over some 25 years, Americans have grown accustomed to the nutrition guide known as the Food Guide Pyramid, which seeks to illustrate the proportions of meat, vegetables, grains and beverages that make up a healthy diet. Through revision and eventual replacement by MyPlate, the Food Pyramid has stuck in the American imagination as the nutrition standard to follow.
Stepping on cracks won't really break anyone's back, but lifting wrong will. A lot of back problems can be prevented. In this series, we'll take a look at some of the ways you may be hurting your back everyday, starting with incorrect lifting.
Many factors can cause chronic back pain. These range from inherited conditions to degenerative disc disease, to repetitive strain, to trauma-induced damage from a fall, a sports injury, or a car accident.