Twisting to the left
Twisting to the right
Bending forward fully
Exercise should be avoided until you are completely healed.
X-rays are necessary to find the cause of your back pain.
Bedrest is a mainstay of good treatment of your back pain.
Movement in a "non painful range" will help promote recovery.
Lifting heavy objects.
Repetitive movement with excess back motion and not enough recovery time.
Traumatic injuries such as falls and car accidents.
Is always an indication of a bad back and is the reason for your pain.
Means you are stuck with back pain and will have to learn to live with it.
Is typical for most adults to some degree, and doesn't usually tell us much about why you have pain.
Indicates that you will need surgery eventually.
For anyone who has back pain for at least 3 days
Before you begin treatment because it's the only good way to see what's wrong.
If you need to rule out severe spinal damage due to trauma or are aren't improving and are considering surgery or spinal injections.
If there is any leg pain in addition to the back pain.
It is the position when your spine is not excessively bent in any direction, and which is observable in a correct upright posture,
Your spine only needs to be in a neutral position when you are lifting something heavy, it doesn't take pressure off of your back when you are sitting
Is the position of your back during most athletic activities
Requires strong activation of your "core" muscles in order to be maintained.