Barrington Acupuncture

Dr. Mark Gibson, M.D. Offering treatment using Eastern & Western medicine

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Month: October 2014

lower back pain is rough

Who has not suffered lower back pain if even for just a day? The perilumbar muscles, in particular, support our posture and reaching and lifting activities and are anti-gravity muscles. Micro-tears occur with poor posture, prolonged sitting and heavy or awkward lifting.  80% of low back pains resolve over 2-4 weeks regardless of treatment. Use ice the first 36 hours…