Eight out of 10 Americans will experience a lifestyle-altering episode of back pain at some point in their lives. Ninety percent of single episodes of back pain become recurrent. While certain diseases and traumatic injury can cause back pain, research shows that the most common causes of back pain or injury are: poor physical condition, poor posture, improper body mechanics, and the prolonged repetitive use of incorrect bending or lifting techniques. Preventing and relieving back pain and spine disorders are our specialties. Dr. Steven Gogela, neurosurgeon with Neurological & Spinal Surgery, discusses SI joint pain and new treatments available at Bryan Health.