It develops as the result of bending over and lifting a heavy object the wrong way, from carrying excess body weight or as an aftereffect of an accident. “It” is lower back pain and it can throw a wrench in your day like nothing else can. You may not be able to move very easily, if at all. You may be inclined to spend the next few days flat on your back in bed, “just until the worst of the pain goes away,” but this is the worst thing you can do.
Instead, grit your teeth and carefully get out of bed. Movement is one of the best forms of medication for an attack of lower back pain--this Bright Hub Guide to Lower Back Pain contains information about treatments for your back, exercises (yes, Virginia, exercises), and possible surgical interventions for the worst cases of lower back pain.
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