Effects of alcohol on low back pain?

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The question is dose regular alcohol consumption increase your risk of low back pain. It has been shown in earlier research that smoking may increase your risk of low back pain and musculoskeletal conditions but are they also affected by alcohol? University of Sydney researcher have tried to answer this question. According to the Chironexus article “Nine of the cross-sectional studies showed a slight association between alcohol intake and low-back pain. However, this link was less strong after controlling for alcohol abuse and dependence.” It was unclear however whether modifying alcohol consumption has a direct link to low back pain.

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Dr. Paul R Mahler Jr. provided this information for your information.

PEH: Whiplash – What Patiens Need to Know


mechanism of injury to the neck that results from a sudden force that causes the neck to move beyond its normal range of motion, typically from a motor vehicle accident but also from sports or falls. In a rear impact collision, usually the occupant in the vehicle that gets struck is at greatest risk of a whiplash- type of injury.

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PEH: Low Back Pain – What Patients Need to Know


Low back pain is one of the most common conditions in the U.S., affecting approximately 80% of adults. Low back pain ranges in intensity, frequency, and duration, and may include leg pain and other symptoms as well.

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