Ellicott City Acupuncture & Wellness Clinic-
Low back pain is one of the most common medical
complaints in the United States.
▷ Tenderness and stiffness of lower back
▷ Radiating pain to the buttocks or legs
▷ Pain on prolonged standing and/or positioning
▷ Sitting discomfort
▷ Weakness and leg pain on prolonged walking
1. Stop smoking
2. Maintain good overall fitness
3. Maintain a healthy diet
4. Practice good posture with support
For mild low back pain, western physicians recommend
resting, good posturing, and physical therapy.
For severe back pain, surgery may be necessary.