Improper lifting technique and repetitive strain injuries are among the most common causes of workplace injuries, particularly in those individuals who work in industrial environments and offices, respectively. Back injuries such as sprains, strains, disc problems and facet syndrome can all occur. These workplace injuries usually involve some degree of joint and soft tissue damage, and they usually respond well to chiropractic care.
Acute low back pain is a result of recent injury to affected area and can lead to a variety of symptoms. Even minor injuries must be taken seriously as it can be the cause of long term degeneration and lead to more serious chronic issues. Acute injuries in this region have difficulty healing do to the low back bearing the stress of the body’s weight.