Back Pain in The Middle East
A large majority of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. It’s estimated that 540 million people globally are affected by low back pain. It’s the main cause of disability worldwide. A peer-reviewed research study concluded that the highest prevalence of low back pain is in Western Europe, followed by the MENA region (Middle East North Africa), and the lowest is in the Caribbean and Latin America.1
In this article I go through the following
What is pain exactly?
How do we measure pain? Is this important when we find your best back pain treatment plan?
What is back pain?
It’s easy to say we have back pain. When it comes to describing what that actually is though isn’t so easy.
When to seek medical attention
The warning signs for when you need to seek medical attention. There is no “normal” back pain. Sometimes it’s crucial that the pain you have is dealt with immediately. Click here to know when.
Tips on self-care and managing occasional back pain
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The back pain patient’s health journey
Step by step I take you through the whole health(care) journey starting from when you first encounter back pain.
I also go over my most frequently asked question:
“What’s the difference between physiotherapy, osteopathy, and chiropractic?”
If you suffer occasional back pain, then I go over some self-care tips in the article, For managing back pain pain once you have got the right treatment, I suggest you stay updated and keep in touch via our live feed where we connect to many experts, products, services around the world.
I’ve spoken about this topic frequently across on my blog. The differences vary from country to country.