Everyday back pain: L4 L5 disc pain

1.    When (how long ago) did you first have back pain?

50 years ago

2.    How did your back pain start?

Following a fall.

3.    What sort of back pain do you get?(describe it as best you can)

L4 L5 disc pain. Often quite strong pain from lower back down either leg.

4.    For the couple of months after you started getting back pain (if you’ve had it this long or longer), how did you deal with the pain?

Stopped lifting and walked more often.

5.   How has your management of the pain changed from then until now?

Now more limited in what I can do and often need pain relief medication.

6.    What helps you manage your back pain the most?

Avoiding lifting and twisting movements; gentle yoga-type exercise.

Written by Maxime

Last Updated: November, 7, 2020 Picture Credits: Ergonofis

The Ultimate Activity For Lower Back Pain


Common back pain associated with sitting at a desk for long periods of time is likely a result of three factors: poor posture, tight muscles, and weak muscles. Yoga poses can be easily adapted in a modern context to balance out these factors. The greatest part is that your desk actually works as the ultimate Yoga prop – not only can you do a range of stretches at your desk, but your desk can help you stretch more effectively!”


The Best Standing Desks [2023 Buying guide]

Discover our expert’s pick and full reviews, tips and product information like you have never seen before!

Related Articles

Related Articles

What is the Right Height for a Standing Desk?

What is the Right Height for a Standing Desk?

Because everyone is different, ergonomics isn’t an easy aspect of science - especially in a crowded office where tables and chairs need to be tailored to each person. The best thing about an adjustable standing desk, whether at home or in the office, is that you can...

read more