Symptoms & tips for lower back pain

80% of the population will experience low back pain in their lifetime. There are a number of structures that can give pain such as the Disc, Facet, Musculature or nerves in the low back. One of the most common pain generators is the disc. 

Disc - Symptoms 

  • Pain radiating leg pain 
  • Pins and needles / numbness
  • Pain with a cough 
  • Call now to start recovery or if you have the below symptom 
  • Loss of bowel or bladder function - this is a urgent condition and requires assessment within hours - call now 

Tips for Discal pain

Joint Instability - Symptoms 

  • Gradual onset of low back/ buttock pain 
  • Worse with prolonged positions - standing
  • Stabilisation training required

Tips for Low Back Instability