Back pain

Acute back pain affects over 65 million Americans and 16 million live with chronic back pain.1 Acute back pain occurs for less than three months and chronic back pain occurs for greater than three months. The lower back, also known as the lumbar region, is most commonly affected.

A study found those with primary headache (migraine and or frequent tension type headache or chronic tension type headache) were 1.7 times more likely to also have low back pain.