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Back pain is a highly common condition in the people that affects about 85% of world population at any point in their lives. Back pain is occurred suddenly anywhere, anytime and requires around 5-6 weeks to recover completely. Heavy lifting or a sudden fall is the main cause of occurring back pain. It is good to consult a good doctor when back pain occurred to avoid its adverse effects.

What are the causes of back pain?

The common conditions that are associated with back pain are

Pain that radiates down leg

  • Muscle or ligament strain or ache
  • Osteoporosis

Shooting or stabbing pain

  • Ruptured or bulging disks
  • Skeletal irregularities

What are the factors that effects back pain?

Back pain is a common condition in adults, teens and even children. There are several factors that are responsible for back pain. They are

  • Disease related to bones and muscles
  • Age
  • No exercise
  • Inappropriate lifting
  • Smoking
  • Psychological conditions

What are the symptoms of Back Pain?

Symptoms of back pain involve:

  • pain and numbness on one side of the body
  • pain that increases after standing or sitting
  • pain that worsens at night or with certain movements
  • pain that extends to the arms or legs
  • inexplicable muscle weakness
  • having pain while walking little distances
  • tingling, aching, or burning sensations in the affected area

When back pain needed medical treatment?

Back pain needed medical treatment when

  • pain is severe and not improve with rest
  • when pain is causes numbness, tingling, or weakness in one or both legs
  • when pain spreads down one or both legs even below the knee
  • if unexpected weight loss is visible

What are the treatments for back pain?

Treatment for back pain include

  • Simple home treatment
  • Proper body mechanics
  • Medications (painkillers)
  • Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy)
  • Cortisone injections
  • TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation)
  • Pain relieving ointments
  • Surgery.

Surgery is recommended in rare cases to treat back pain. Rathimed specialty hospital, Chennai has all the specialized treatment facilities for Back pain treatment. The efficient and experienced team of the hospital provides a best and perfect treatment method. The hospital is one of the best hospitals in Chennai and provides all treatment facilities.

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