Definitions for back pain

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  1. Back pain

    Back pain is pain felt in the back that usually originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints or other structures in the spine. Back pain may have a sudden onset or can be a chronic pain; it can be constant or intermittent, stay in one place or radiate to other areas. It may be a dull ache, or a sharp or piercing or burning sensation. The pain may radiate into the arms and hands as well as the legs or feet, and may include symptoms other than pain. These symptoms may include tingling, weakness or numbness. Back pain is one of humanity's most frequent complaints. In the U.S., acute low back pain is the fifth most common reason for physician visits. About nine out of ten adults experience back pain at some point in their life, and five out of ten working adults have back pain every year. The spine is a complex interconnecting network of nerves, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments, all of which are capable of producing pain. Large nerves that originate in the spine and go to the legs and arms can make pain radiate to the extremities.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Back Pain

    Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of back pain in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of back pain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kee Kim:

    One study found that the prevalence of back pain was 40 percent among manual laborers as opposed to 18 percent among those who had sedentary jobs.

  2. Michael Breus:

    That curvature of your spine is actually going cause direct pressure on the lower part of your vertebrae, over the course of time, it can cause low back pain.

  3. Gabrielle Francis:

    Massage helps a lot of the structural problems with back pain and neck pain, and I use a lot of relaxation techniques like cranial sacral [ therapy ], acupuncture and aromatherapy to help with a lot of stress on tour.

  4. Scott Forseen:

    Common sense tells us that lifting heavy loads, awkward posture, vigorous activity and slips/trips/falls could cause back pain, these scenarios are commonly encountered in everyday experience, making it easier to tie the two together as cause and effect.

  5. Todd Sinett:

    If you’re only looking at your back pain as structural source you’re missing 2/3 of the equation, you can’t solve any problem if you’re looking at a third of the possible solutions, a third of the possible diagnosis and a third of the possible treatments.

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