Can Back Pain be Inherited?

back pain hereditary

Back pain is a complex medical condition which can be, to some extent, influenced by genetics. Some conditions that cause chronic back pain are hereditary: this means that back pain can indirectly be passed from generation to generation. A growing number of studies support the existence of a connection between chronic back… Continue reading

Causes of Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain is a phenomenon that affects all age groups. Your upper back (or thoracic spine) is that portion of your spine between your neck and your abdomen, roughly parallel to your chest. It is the largest portion of the spine, consisting of 12 of the 24 vertebrae. For… Continue reading

Back Pain Myths Exposed

Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons for medical visits and lost work days in the western countries. The degree of pain and duration vary greatly but luckily most of the cases are treated without surgery. Approximately 40% 0f people suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives. There… Continue reading