Sure Signs You Have “Lumbago,” Say Physicians

signs of Lumbago, Dr. Curry-Winchell

Dr. BCW, Dr. Curry-Winchell, talks with Eat This, Not That, about the  signs of Lumbago and what to do if you are concerned.

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Back pain is a common condition that can be chronic and crippling. There’s several types of back pain and lumbago is a general term to describe lower back pain symptoms and can be felt in the legs at times. According to the International Association for the Study of Pain, “Low back pain is a common global problem.  The point prevalence of low back pain (LBP) in 2017 was estimated to be about 7.5% of the global population, or around 577.0 million people.” Eat This, Not That! Health talked with Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell, Urgent Care Medical Director and Physician, Carbon Health, and Saint Mary’s Hospital who explained everything to know about lumbago and signs that indicate you have it. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’ve Already Had COVID.

Lower Back Pain (Sudden / Severe): Dr. Curry-Winchell shares, “One moment you’re making dinner, and the next you are unable to get up from the couch. The sudden onset of not being able to stand up straight or walk is a common first sign of lumbago. This can last for a few days, to several weeks, to months.”

See what else Dr. Curry-Winchell has to share as she answers questions for Eat This, Not That as they discuss sure signs you have “Lumbago.”

Eat This, Not That: Sure Signs You Have "Lumbago," Say Physicians