Dr Kevin Yip, is physician specializing in back pain treatment, disc problem and spinal pain treatment, with 21 years of experience in treating various kinds of sports and Orthopaedic problems. Back pain is a very common physical problem, affecting people from all age groups. There are different symptoms and causes of back pain and it is very important that you should consult your back pain specialist immediately if back pain stay for more than one week.
People who have improper sitting and standing posture are mostly the victims of back pain. Pregnant women are also at the risk of back pain during pregnancy. Sportsmen and people who do regular exercise which requires bending of back also become victims of back pain. Patients with congenital anomalies at the back are at higher risk of back pain. Injuries in back due to some accidents or slip discs are also very painful and may require surgery in extreme cases.