Do you have Red Flags?
Change in Urinary leaking since onset of back pain?
Are you leaking feces? That’s poop or stool – take your pick?
Have you had a recent injury prior to the back pain – like a fall, or a severe bump or worse?
Do you have existing cancer or an autoimmune disease?
When the pain started, was it there all the time, every minute of the day and it is not improving?
Is the pain worse in your legs compared to your back?
If you have any one of these symptoms noted above – STOP – see your doctor IMMEDIATELY
What is Spinal Stenosis?
If you have spinal stenosis and any change in control of your bladder or bowels, or any weakness in your legs, see a doctor urgently. The pain can be very severe so you may need medications. Talk to your doc about that.