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Severe low back pain – Tune in to the warning signs

Trouble looming? Patients with severe low back pain often tell me that in the days before disaster struck, they felt something was “not quite right”. Or that they noticed that their back had been uncomfortable & stiffening up.  Other times, they’ll report a small injury in the weeks before which didn’t quite clear up. These are fairly common signs of something worse to come. And often the back will finally “go” for the stupidest of reasons – like putting something in a cupboard or picking something quite light up off the floor. You end up in an awful lot of pain and wondering just how bad things have come to

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