Do Older People Simply Accept Back Pain?

back pain in the elderlyIn a recent study published in the Journal of Aging and Health, researchers found that while older people are more likely to suffer from lower back pain, they are less likely to seek treatment.

The cross-sectional telephone survey determined that 12.3% of older adults experienced chronic lower back pain versus 6.5% of adults aged 21-44. In addition, older adults with chronic lower back problems experienced pain ...

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Medical vs. Chiropractic Care for Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Chiropractor shows patient sacroiliac joint/spine.. Medical vs. Chiropractic StudySacroiliac joint dysfunction is a commonly overlooked cause of back pain, yet affects 10-25% of patients with lower back issues. Located at the base of the spine within the pelvis, the sacroiliac joint can become misalignment or injured, resulting in back pain or sciatica. Unfortunately conventional treatments often fall short of providing adequate relief of this painful condition.

A 2012 literature review evaluated 11 ...

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