Low Back Pain
Lower Back Pain affects an average of 17.4 million adults per year in the United States, and it affects athletes of all sports at one point or another. Of those 17.4 million adults with Lower Back Pain, 5.7 million will experience pain the following year and 3.5 million will experience will experience a substantial decrease in mobility according to John Markman, MD in preparation for a report on Chronic Neuropathic Low Back Pain to the University of Rochester (immpact.org, 2009). Additionally, the US National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health reported that “large epidemiological studies show that 20% to 35% of patients with back pain suffer from a neuropathic pain component” (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, 2009). Lumbago and Sciatic pain are the most common neuropathic pain conditions that affect the lower back. Fortunately, Lower Back Pain, can be treated at San Diego Neuropathy & Non Surgical Spine Center using a specialized device that is designed for low back pain.