Back pain can seem mysterious. It often comes on for no apparent reason and without warning. But when it does strike, it can make performing even the simplest tasks almost impossible. Common causes of low back pain may include:
So what actually causes all of these problems? Sometimes, back pain seems to come on for no apparent reason. When this happens, it is suspected that repetitive strain on your back from poor sitting posture may be the culprit. Also, frequent bending or heavy lifting can place excessive stress on your spine, leading to pain.
If you have back pain, you should get it checked out by a healthcare professional. See your doctor and then check in with your physical therapist to learn how to sit with correct posture and treat your back pain or sciatica. You can also check out our posture correction collection for additional back support and good posture training.