Back pain is one of the most common health problems experienced among people. Eight out of ten people will experience back pain sometime in their life. It is estimated, that about thirty-one million people in America suffer from lower back pain.
The American Chiropractic Association has stated that low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide and that eighty percent of the population, at some point in their life, will experience back pain.
Back pain can be caused by pretty much anything. The wrong movement or even a normal repeated movement can cause back pain. The most common reasons for back pain are ruptured or bulging disks, arthritis, scoliosis, osteoporosis, and strained muscles or ligaments.