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Back Pain Myths And Reality Of Back Pain. PART 2.

The Truth About Back Pain.

In this video I share another 3 myths about lower back pain. It might be a sharp stab. It might be a dull ache. Sooner or later, 8 out of 10 of us will have back pain and back pain myths are almost as common. Let's set the record straight about what you may have heard.

Unfortunately, studies show that many people with chronic low back pain don't get treatment that aligns with best evidence-based practices.

Scans, disc bulges, weak core, back out of place; if you suffer from back pain, you may have heard these words as the reason for your discomfort but do you know the myths about them? Moving when your back is locked is sore, and you will do anything to avoid it. However, not moving feels worse. Back pain can be managed sensibly enough without resorting to drastic measures.

Here are three more back pain myths that would should know and will help for the solution of chronic back pain:

We really need to change the thinking around back pain. The thinking around the spine is distorted and infused with panic. Of course you can injure the back - but be confident that it will get better. It is common for people to be told that they cannot change their pain and they have to live with it. The evidence doesn't bear this out. The back can also recover.

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