Why does my back hurt? September 24, 2019 12:19

If you’re experiencing chronic back pain, you’re not alone. In fact, up to 80% of people in the United States will experience back pain at some point in their lives.

And while different factors could be contributing to the underlying source of pain, the resulting symptoms often feel the same. That’s why people with chronic back pain can go undiagnosed, or remain unsure of the cause behind it.

Did you know that not all back pain is the same? There are 2 types of back pain—mechanical and inflammatory. They may cause similar symptoms, but they’re very different.

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