LOWER BACK PAIN
LOWER BACK PAIN
WHAT is LOWER BACK PAIN?
Painful condition affecting to the lower back of spine region. Lower back pain is caused by injury to a muscle (strain) or ligament (sprain). Some movements may trigger spasms in back muscles, which can also be painful. Intervertebral disc degeneration is one of the most common mechanical causes of low back pain, and it occurs when the usually rubbery discs lose integrity as a normal process of aging.
SYMPTOMS of LOWER BACK PAIN
The main symptom of back pain is an ache or pain anywhere in the back, and sometimes all the way down to the buttocks and legs. Some back issues can cause pain in other parts of the body, depending on the nerves affected.
The pain often goes away without treatment, but if it occurs with any of the following, people should see their doctor:
weight loss fever inflammation or swelling on the back persistent back pain, where lying down or resting does not help pain down the legs pain that reaches below the knees a recent injury, blow or trauma to the back urinary incontinence difficulty urinating fecal incontinence, or loss of control over bowel movements numbness around the genitals numbness around the anus or buttocks
CAUSES of LOWER BACK PAIN and RISK FACTORS
Common causes include improper lifting, poor posture, lack of regular exercise, a fracture, a ruptured disc or arthritis.
The following factors are linked to a Higher risk of developing LOWER BACK PAIN:
occupational activities pregnancy a sedentary lifestyle poor physical fitness older age Obesity and excess weight smoking strenuous physical exercise or work, especially if done incorrectly medical conditions, such as Arthritis and Cancer
HOW to TREAT LOWER BACK PAIN with AYURVEDA?
The type of procedure and the duration of treatment should be determined by the doctor depending on the health of the patient and other conditions.
Abhayagam (oil massage)
Patra Pinda Sweda
Jambeera Pinda Swedam
All these Ayurvedic procedures can be used both separately and in complex treatment. Consult the doctor for a treatment plan.
WHAT AYURVEDIC MEDICINES CAN HELP with LOWER BACK PAIN
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HOW to PREVENT LOWER BACK PAIN? DIET and LIFESTYLE
Eat healthfully so you keep your body weight within a healthy range. Get regular exercise to keep your back muscles fit and flexible. Avoid prolonged sitting. When you do sit, maintain good posture. Use proper techniques for lifting (lift with your legs rather than your back). Avoid frequent bending and twisting. Especially avoid bending, twisting and lifting at the same time (like shoveling snow). Avoid situations where your spine is vibrated for long periods of time. Get enough sleep each day. Stop smoking. If you have depression and/or anxiety, visit with your health care clinician about ways to manage it.