Category Back Pain Risk Factors
October 20, 2012 Back Pain Risk Factors
Although anyone can have back pain, a number of factors increase your risk. They include :
Age : The first attack of low back pain typically occurs between the ages of 30 and 40. Back pain becomes more common with age.
Fitness level : Back pain is more common among people who are not physically fit. Weak back and abdominal muscles may not properly support the spine. “Weekend warriors” – people who go out and exercise a lot after being inactive all week – are more likely to suffer painful back injuries than people who make moderate physical activity a daily habit. Studies show that low-impact aerobic exercise is good for the discs that cushion the vertebrae, the individual bones that make up the spine.Read More