Who is at Risk of Lower Back Pain?

Everybody has some risk of back pain. Even if you do everything right, there is always the possibility of forces beyond your control taking their toll on your spin. However, there are some groups of people whom our Edmonds chiropractic clinic more frequently treats for lower back pain. The following groups tend to be at a higher risk of suffering lower back pain, regardless of their lifestyle or habits:

  • Men
  • The middle aged and the elderly
  • Pregnant women
  • People with a family history of back pain
  • People who suffered a back injury in the past
  • People who underwent surgery in the back
  • People who have had spinal problems since birth