Back pain may signal nothing more than sleeping on a rock-hard mattress or strain from helping your neighbor move their armoire. Unfortunately, persistent back issues may signal a more serious problem – one that requires expert medical treatment. If you are experiencing some of the following symptoms, you may be living with a significant back problem that is negatively affecting your quality of life.
Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa, which is a small sac that acts as a protective cushion between moving structures, for example, between bones, muscles, or tendons. However, when a bursa is inflamed, it becomes very painful, even during rest. Tendons are cord-like structures that attach tendons to bone. Tendonitis is usually caused by overuse. […]