Back Pain Information Center
Signs and Symptoms of Back Pain or Backache include: General Symptoms (Insomnia, Weight loss, Fever, Age, sleep disorders, Loss of appetite, Nausea, Thirst, Constipation, Tiredness), Radicular Pain(Cervical Radiculopathy, Lumbar Radiculopathy), Autonomic Dysfunction, Muscle Spasm etc.
Back pain and its effect on the economy are absenteeism and loss of productivity. Studies indicate staying active leads to earlier recovery than resting in bed.
Back pain epidemiology suggests that 98% of cases are non specific and self limiting. Know more about low back pain epidemiology and latest treatments for it.
Incapacitating back pain is either acute or chronic in duration. Chronic back pain also results following back surgery. Post surgical pain in the neck, mid back, or lower back is known as failed back syndrome.