Saturday, 18 March 2017

Easy Relief from Low Back Pain

Low back pain is a universal human experience where almost everyone has experienced it once in a while. The part of the back which starts below the ribcage is called lumbar region or lower back. Fortunately, low back pain often gets better by itself and when it doesn’t, there are effective ways of treatment. 

Symptoms and causes of low back pain

Severe pain in the lower back which starts after the activities such as sudden movement or lifting of heavy objects is the common causes of lower back pain.The symptoms include a combination of, difficulty in moving, pain that surrounds the buttocks or upper thigh, muscle spasms which can be severe and local soreness upon touch.

Risk factors in developing low back pain

Age: The first symptoms of low back pain typically occur between the ages of 30 and 50. Back pain becomes more common with advancing age.
Fitness level: Back pain is very common among people who are not physically fit. Weak back and abdominal muscles will not properly support the spine.
Weight gain: Being overweight, obese, or quickly gaining significant amounts of weight can put stress on the back and lead to low back pain.
Occupational risk factors: Having a job which requires heavy lifting, pushing or pulling, particularly when it involves twisting or vibrating the spine, can lead to injury and back pain. Kind of job may also lead to low back pain, especially if the person has poor posture or sits all day in a chair with poor back support.

Treatment for low back pain 

Treatment for lower back pain depends upon the patient's history and the severity of pain. The vast majority of lower back pain cases get better within six weeks without surgery, and lower back pain exercises are almost always part of a treatment plan. Some of the common treatments include taking rest, heat and ice packs, proper medication and exercise related to lower back.

Orthopaedic-Surgery-India provides an easy treatment for low back pain with proper diagnosis, leading to faster relief at affordable rates.

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