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Health Insider: Back pain and tips to treat it

Posted at 6:02 AM, Jun 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-21 07:12:13-04

PHOENIX — Back pain is becoming more common as people spend more time sitting in front of screens, working from home, or being less active.

Studies show four out of five people will experience low back pain, most often after the age of 30.

In this ABC15 Health Insider, Dr. Shad Marvasti talks about the red flags that should not be ignored, including shooting pain, numbness, or the loss of bladder control. He also discusses treatment options beyond prescription medications.

Watch the full conversation in the player above.