Today, surgery is accepted worldwide to treat chronic back pain without realising the risks involved in the whole procedure. Even orthopaedic spine surgeons admit that a high chance of failure exists so much so that Failed Back Surgery Syndrome is a recognised, and serious, condition amongst their patients. Surgery is incredibly invasive and once you undergone this procedure, there’s .
There are many jobs that require handling, lifting, pushing and carrying heavy items. Industrial workers or labour at cargo ships, hospitals, factories, construction and many other industries handle weight every day. Frequent weightlifting practise can result in musculoskeletal injuries i.e. strains and sprains, spasm of back muscles and many other types of disorders including sciatic nerve injury. There is .
Human body is blessed with the intrinsic ability to adjust with the changing climate but within its capacity. There are chances that you may get some health-related issues or back problems, especially you had been affected by a backache earlier in your life too. Back Problems Obsereved in Winter Winter may trigger the following back problems: 1) Hypothermia Every .
Mechanical handling of loads is the practice carried out by workers during putting, lifting, holding, moving, pushing or pulling a load. Mechanical handling of loads affect the health of workers and can cause musculoskeletal system disorders, e.g. low back pain because the extra strain is experienced by body muscles and bones and the natural resonant frequency of lumbar spine .
Taking medicines regularly has now become a part of daily routine for many people. The basic reason behind growing addiction to medication is that patients go for easy and time saving solution for the treatment of their health problem. No matter how effective a medicine is, it can cause unwanted side effects. Apart from medication, there are many other .
Sciatica is known as the pain associated with the sciatic nerve in the body. This nerve is one of the largest nerves of the body. This nerve is made of many individual nerves that branch out from the lower part of the spine normally from 3rd lumbar segment. A single nerve root comes out of every level in the .
Back pain is a very common problem. Unlike other injuries, the basis of back pain could be anything. One minute you watching TV on your couch and then try to get up but you can not because there is a sharp pain in your back. The cause for this pain can be a slipped disc. Slipped disc – also .
It is very rare to find someone with a perfect body posture. There are numerous reasons that can be attributed to why many of us have poor postures. In certain cases, the problems are congenital (birth defects) while in other cases; the poor posture may be a result of an old injury or a disease. But the most common .
Force applied by muscles produces stress on them. A stress is a force or load that is applied to a body, segment, or muscle. Stress may occur as compression, distraction, shear, torsional, bending, twisting, or any combination. When a muscle get stressed, its connective tissue resist. The muscle and their connective tissue resist these stresses in similar fashion. If .
Low Back pain is a part of everyday life in Western industrialized countries and according to a research it will affect 80% of all adults in their lifetime –Nachemson & Jonson 2000. Acute low back pain normally settles within 4-6 weeks, but in a small percentage of cases, pain become persistent and impact significantly on healthy living and health .