Why Does Lower Back Pain Become More Common In Old Age And What Can You Do About It?
If you're like most Americans, chances are you've experienced some lower back pain at one time or another. But as you've gotten older, you may have noticed that it becomes more common, or more chronic. If this has happened to you and you don't know what's going on, read this guide to find out. The Way the Body Changes Every person's spine has cushions between each vertebra called discs. These discs are there to keep the vertebrae comfortably spaced apart, and when you're a child and a young adult, they do their job very well.