RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Lumbago, the name given to lower back pain in the lumbar region, is among the most common causes of health disorders in the world. It affects young people and adults, with significant impacts on the patient's physical, psychological, emotional and social well-being, as well as economic factors and, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 80 percent of the world's population will suffer from this condition.
The good news is that small changes in posture help to prevent and relieve symptoms, such as stretching, care when lying down and lifting, correct posture . . .