Low back pain is an umbrella of conditions with 80% of adults estimated to experience LBP at some point during their life.
Male and female individuals are affected equally.
Low back pain encompasses and pain between the bottom of the ribs and the buttock crease.
Common subdivisions of LBP are acute, sub-acute or chronic/persistent and specific or non-specific.
SPECIFIC VS NON-SPECIFIC
Specific low back pain refers to the diagnosis of a specific cause/structure such as a malignancy, fracture, or disk bulge etc. Specific low back pain should be identified with appropriate triage and the appropriate investigations undertaking.
Non-specific low back pain is much more common and evidence suggests it accounts for approx. 95% of back pain.
TRAINING FOR LOW BACK PAIN
I am a qualified Level 4 Low Back Pain Specialist and I will know exactly what sort of training you will require when suffering with low back pain.