Chronic or acute lower body joint and muscle pain can have a major impact on our daily lives. Every-day tasks like getting up in the morning out of bed or taking the stairs – can be difficult for individuals dealing with lower body pain.
Different areas lower body joint & muscle pain
The Lower body is composed of four main regions.
Lower back pain
Foot and ankle pain
At ASAP Pain and Spine Center we diagnose and pinpoint the source of your pain so we can treat the overall cause, not just the symptoms.
Causes of lower body pain & risk factors
Most people start noticing lower body pain between the ages of 40 and 60. However, it isn’t necessarily a cause for concern if it starts younger— some young people begin to feel the effects of lower body pain as young as 30. With more than 360 joints in the human body, it is likely we will all suffer from varying levels of lower body pain during our lives.
Major factors that can cause lower body joint and muscle pain, including common symptoms that often result from sprains and strains or poor posture. However, severe, or recurring pain may indicate an underlying medical condition, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, injury, over- activity and other diseases.
While a little bit of lower body pain is perfectly normal, there are several signs that lower body pain is due to something more serious.
Should you have any of these symptoms in addition to lower body pain CONTACT US ASAP:
Increased pain at night
Bladder or bowel incontinence
Pain that shoots down the legs
Numbness or tingling
Severe pain that doesn’t improve
Pain that occurs after you’ve taken a fall or injured yourself
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