We spend 90,000 hours at work in our lifetime. The fact is that even if your back pain is not caused by bad posture, it can certainly be made worse by the way you sit stand and walk. We all have a particular style of sitting, standing and working at the office.
The Labour Work Force Survey in the UK estimates that work-related musculoskeletal disorders contribute to 30% of all work-related injuries. Nearly half a million cases are reported annually with a loss of close to 9 million working days.
Sometimes back pain strikes suddenly without any warning. Here are 5 tips for Instant relief of Low Back pain during the actual painful episode. Follow these tips and you will find that you have instant control of your back pain.
Bed rest is bad for Back pain. For so many years we all heard that getting a good rest for some time after Back pain really helps. But recent evidence recommends no rest at all and prefer you moving around.
Sciatica is a symptom and not a disease. It just describes the pain. Sciatica simply means “pain along the sciatic nerve”. It is a type of pain that comes from the irritation or inflammation of the sciatic nerve.
Lumbago is a general term used to describe back pain in the lower back region. Lumbago is very common and affects 80% of the population. It is common for all ages and in young people who have demanding physical work.
You will be very surprised to know that there are a set of unique conditions that are more common in women than men. Why? Because their anatomy and childbirth make them prone to developing back pain and back pain-related problems.
‘Core strength’ is the strength in the middle portion (core) of your trunk in a standing position. Understand where the actual ‘core’ in a human body is and how the ‘core muscles’ is responsible for low back pain.
A 'pinched nerve' is a condition where the spinal nerve is trapped or pinched in the spine causing lower back and leg pain. The medical term for a pinched nerve is ‘sciatica’ or ‘radiculopathy’.
Nerve Root Injection is a small procedure that is very useful to control back and leg pain performed under local or intravenous sedation. This nerve root injection helps to reduce the pain and inflammation due to the nerve root compression.