When back pain becomes chronic, it’s often the result of problems with the spinal discs. These discs have three main functions:
- To act as cushioned shock absorbers due to their position between the bony vertebrae.
- To hold the vertebrae together.
- To allow for greater mobility due to their cartilaginous quality.
The human body has a total of twenty-three vertebral discs. When any of these discs develop problems, the result is pain ranging from mild to severe, lack of mobility, and difficulty concentrating.Continue reading “Common Disc Problems That Cause Back Pain”