Written By ELYSE WANSHEL
I always thought that pain was just a part of life. But does it really have to be?
According to the American Chiropractic Association, 31 million Americans experience lower back pain, and we spend $50 billion each year trying to resolve the problem.
If you’re a long-time sufferer like I am, you know that your lower back pain is not the result of a serious condition like inflammatory arthritis, infection, fracture, or cancer. It’s something else entirely. It almost feels like some little thing I’m doing in my everyday life might be causing the problem — but I have no idea what it is.
If you’ve had this thought as well, you’re on to something. Though we’ve taught you how to reduce pain temporarily with simple stretches you can do in a chair, it’s not a permanent fix. The only thing you can really do to fix this problem is be aware of what is causing the pain and how you can counter it to finally make the discomfort go away — forever.
In this LittleThings exclusive, we break down what causes lower back pain and what tiny things we can do to get the big relief we all deserve…