As health practitioners, it is our job to provide desk-workers up-to-date information about their symptoms.
For a long time, there has been a division between the two sides of a treatment plan. On one hand, efforts at the workplace - usually prevention - can be lessened if we do not understand the cause of troubles. On the other hand, rehabilitation efforts will not be as effective if we cannot prevent repeated irritation.
Each individual presents as a whole person. Potential causes of back pain vary from cellular level - local inflammation - to societal level - spending several hours per day on a cellphone. It seems important not to overlook one or the other aspect if we want to provide a durable improvement to the patients back pain.