Wellness Wednesday: Surgery Should be Last Ditch Effort with Lower Back Pain
7 our of 10 people have chronic low back pain but did you know that injuries from sports or falls is NOT the leading cause of lower back pain.
Low back pain due to Nutritional deficiencies leading to Kidney issues makes up 1/3 of all back. In addition, low back pain from Emotional trauma – think stress, family, finances, job – makes up a large percentage well.
Dr. Sean explains why surgery should be the last resort to relieve chronic back pain. It’s only a short term solution. In 2-3 years after surgery, 80% of the pain returns. There are non-surgical methods that target the cause of the pain and give long term relief.