"Oh, my aching back!" Everyone has uttered these words at some point, in response to the sharp, sudden pain that comes with back spasms. This article will explore the causes of back spasms, their symptoms and, most importantly, effective treatments. Whether you're experiencing your first spasm or seeking ways to prevent future episodes, understanding the triggers and what to do is key.
If you have had a sharp pain shooting down one leg, you may be experiencing a condition called sciatica.
Whiplash—an often underestimated injury that can strike in the aftermath of a collision—inflicts injury and pain on its unsuspecting victims.
Keeping hips and knees at a 90-degree angle and using back support may help alleviate lower back pain. It is best to avoid slumped positions and sitting cross-legged for long periods.