Back Pain: When to Seek Prompt Medical Care

Anyone who experiences back pain with incontinence and/or numbness around the groin region should seek immediate medical care. (Incontinence means a partial or complete loss of bladder and/ or bowel control. Numbness is when you’ve got no sensitivity to touch.) You should also seek Immediate medical help if you meet the following Standards: 1: Your back pain has lasted for over 6 weeks 2: Your pain is Intense, getting worse or not improving 3: You have Some of the below “red flag” symptoms Red Flag Symptoms Spine pain when you are over 55 or under 20, Pain or discomfort upon light tapping of the spine, Unexplained fever, Unexplained weight loss, You use/ have previously used steroids,You take/ you’ve previously taken drugs,You’ve been diagnosed with HIV,You feel generally unwell You have symptoms of a family history of autoimmune disease. These indicators might include other joint pain and morning stiffness. You experience…