Back pain is very common in all age groups now a days. Back pain can result from any injury directly or indirectly to the back, with strenous activity or repeated injury etc. Our spine is divided into 3 different parts-Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar. The most common form of back pain is low back pain, it effects the lumbar region and can be radiating pain or non radiating pain.
We should take a good care of our back to avoid any back problems, as back pain has very strong chances to reoccur. We should keep a check on the symptoms and understand the right time to consult a doctor. These symptoms may include:
Physiotherapy plays a vital role in management of back pain. Generally, an orthopedic refers for physiotherapy along with medical management. It helps in strengthening of back muscles and pain relieve. Consulting the right person at a right time is very beneficial for healthy living.
A physiotherpist decides the care plan according to the signs and symptoms of pain, this plan may include:
It is recomended that back pain should not be taken lightly, as back provides us maximum support in daily living. There is no harm in consulting a physician or concerned doctor to find a remedy to it as soon as possible. The sooner the management starts, the better it is.
Recomended prevention to avoid back pain in general: Never get up from bed in upright position, it harms the back muscles. Always take a turn to any side (right or left), put down your feet on the ground and then get up.
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