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.
There are several research studies to show that there is a connection between low back pain and depression. Chronic back pain can cause depression and at the same time, depression can also cause low back pain.
Lumbar Radiculopathy is a medical team used to describe a condition where there is pain, numbness or weakness of your buttock and legs. Sciatica is a generally used common term when the pain travels down the back of the leg from your back.
We know that chronic low back pain can cause depression. In the same way, depression can cause low back pain. Body pain is a common symptom of depression and depression actually worsens the way we feel about the pain.
Black discs on MRI scans are seen normally as age advances. The discs are the ‘soft cushions’ between the bones of the spine to absorb the weight and load during the normal activities in life.
Sacroiliac joint pain is as a dull, aching pain that is felt on one side or both sides of your lower back. It spreads to your hips, buttocks, upper back or side of the thigh and groin. It is the commonest cause of low back pain.