By George Cook
Special to the Observer
Everyone reading this has probably experienced back pain, especially low back pain, likely the most common ailment anywhere. In fact, you’ll find a large percentage of worker’s compensation claims stem from back issues.
Chronic pain or difficulty moving, standing, bending, walking and reaching are all common symptoms. Just this spring, my constant bending, squatting, lifting and picking up armfuls of firewood during sugaring season initiated chronic low back pain.
Hmm…sure some of it may be from getting older, but we’ve all been there, no matter our age. [Read more…]