Thousands of years ago, when monkeys came down from the trees, the man's spine was the first to test a vertical load. This led to the fact that there were preconditions for its diseases. In the modern age of high technology, forced position at work and the General sedentary lifestyles are increasingly the question arises – what to do if back hurts? Answers to this question you can hear a lot, but only a set of proper therapeutic and preventive measures will help you forget about back pain.
Just like any disease, back pain requires the right approach to determine the reasons that caused it. Typically, these pain associated with spinal pathology. It is therefore necessary to consult a neurologist and a radiology research, the best of them will be MSCT or MRI. Instrumental studies will help to determine the level of spinal lesions and to identify the presence of indications for surgical treatment.
What to do for back pain? The most rapid effect is obtained from drug therapy. Standard treatment includes:
Medications that can relieve muscle spasm need to use in the first hours of acute-onset pain. Relaxation of muscle tension allows you to quickly remove the resulting compression of the spinal roots, remove the spasm from the muscles. This leads to a strong reduction of pain. Also relieve muscle spasm is the most important step in the treatment of spinal pathology.
Anti-inflammatory drugs allow you to quickly ease pain and inflammation, if the sore back. They can be used in injections and tablets as well as externally — in the form of an ointment or gel. Vitamin. Strengthens and protects the nerve fiber from harmful external influences.
Vitamins of group "b" have the ability to improve the conduct nerve impulses, which helps to remove many negative phenomena, in addition to pain.
Chondroprotectors – drugs that include chondroitins and glucosamine — those substances that exist in healthy cartilage of the intervertebral joints and discs. Inflammatory process noted the lack of them.
Important! All medications should be taken only as directed by your doctor. Otherwise, we can expect the development of complications, exceeding the required dosages and other unpleasant things.
Unfortunately, drug therapy of pain are not always available. In the presence of Allergy, intolerance, severe concomitant diseases, pregnancy, use of many drugs is impossible. And it was the pregnancy or concomitant diseases often provoke the development of pain. What should you do if a really bad back, and drugs are contraindicated? It will help drug-free methods:
However, before carrying out the procedures necessary to consult a doctor / physical therapist to identify the most appropriate method of treatment and identify possible contraindications (allergic reactions, oncopathology, thyroid disease, etc.).
Slight pain, displacement or stretching of the muscles reflexively triggers a series of responses. The result is a reduction or elimination of pain, restoration of sensitivity. It is also one of the ways to keep the body in good shape, if you have back pain. However, to entrust this procedure only to professionals. In addition to the above methods of therapeutic effects, there is another completely safe and highly effective method of control and prevention– physiotherapy.
The ancient Greeks said – the movement of life. The occupation of physical therapy in any case does not exclude the performance of other rehabilitation measures. However, exercises for pain in the back can be a means of first aid, no access to other ways. This is due to increased blood flow to inflamed areas, which contributes to more rapid excretion of toxic substances in the inflammation that cause pain. Here are the examples of some exercises:
Perform daily these exercises you sick and lower back. Executing them should not be afraid to measure pain. This is just evidence that strain weakened and inflamed areas. If you have a weakened back muscles (especially in people who lead a sedentary lifestyle), physiotherapy will help to strengthen muscles and reduce the load on the spine.
Ideal activity, which include the work of almost all muscles is swimming. Also, reducing complex can include a contrast shower and cold water, that the reflex effect on the whole body.
It is important to know that charging is when the back pain will be effective only in the case of regular and correct execution. Exercises to learn better to do it under the supervision of a doctor-specialist of physical therapy. Then they can perform independently at home. Remember — the health of your back depends on You.