Bending at the waist to pick up a heavy object can cause back pain.
A medium firm mattress is the best type for people with low back pain.
The most important "bone" in the body is the spine.
The visible row of bumps running down the center of the back is called the Spinous Processes
There are 206 bones in the human body.
Back pain ranks second to headaches as the most frequent location for pain.
80 percent of those in the U.S. will experience back pain at some point in their lives.
More than 65 million Americans experience back pain every year.
Back pain is most prevalent in the 45-64 age group
Studies show that most people do not get enough caladium and vitamin D to maintain healthy bones.
By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.
Back pain is second only to the common cold for causing the most lost work time.
Discs are tough, fibrous pieces of cartilage that act as shock absorbers between the moving bony parts of the spine.
The most sensitive cluster of nerves in the body is at the base of the spine.
The average adult stands 1 cm or 0.4 inches taller in the morning than the evening.
Watch what you eat - excess weight puts more strain on your back!
25 percent of the length of your spine is disc material.
Both humans and long-necked giraffes have seven cervical vertebrae
October 16th is World Spine Day.
High heeled shoes contribute to lower back pain.
Smoking ages the spine.
Dorsalgia is another term for back pain.
Back pain is the most common disability of people under age 45.
Approximately 10 percent of adults have a congenital anomaly in their lower back.
Back injuries are one of the most common causes of disability.
The tailbone is really four bones fused together.
97 percent of the creatures Earth don't have a backbone
The first bone at the top of the spine is C1.
Regular exercise, especially core work, keeps the abdominal and back muscles firm.
A child has 33 vertebrae in his spine, but an adult has only 26.
Bones are made of cartilage.
Adults 40-45 suffer the most back pain.
Over 120 muscles are contained in the spine.
Only about 5% of people with back problems require surgery.
The lumbosacral region or. lower back, is the most common site of a backache.
The cervical spine is the one most capable of movement.
A subluxation is the misalignment of one of more vertebra
Back pain is considered chronic if it lasts more than three months.
The lumbar portion of the spine supports the weight of the upper body.
Correct posture helps maintain the natural curves of the spine.