Back pain is the most common complaint and usually resolves within a few weeks. However, not all people are so lucky and may need medical treatment. We take a closer look at cannabis as an alternative to opiates and surgery for back pain.
DO YOU SUFFER FROM BACK PAIN?
If you suffer from back pain, you are definitely not alone. According to a recent WebMD analysis, “540 million people worldwide” experience lower back pain. But back pain is more than just lumbago or lower back problems. Many people also suffer from upper back pain and/or lateral back pain.
Back pain is probably the leading cause of pain in the world, and research shows an increasing trend since the 1990s. For most people, it is a sudden and temporary health problem that resolves itself.