Is your sore back another sign of aging or something more serious?
In this article, you’ll learn when to worry about back pain.
After a certain age, it seems like everybody’s “check engine” light comes on. Your bunions are bothering you, you can’t eat or drink like you used to, and your back is constantly sore.
Many people may brush off this pain as normal (especially if they’ve been living with it for a while) and simply pop an anti-inflammatory and call it a day. But what if—just like your car’s check engine light—your back pain is a signal to see an expert?
If you’re unsure of when to worry about back pain, here are five signs to let you know when to seek medical treatment.