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Questions To Ask Your Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

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 .

How Industrial Workers Can Treat and Prevent Back Pain?

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 .

How To Help Your Back This Winter

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 .

Safe Lifting and Material Handling Tips To Avoid Back Injury

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 .

Treat Back Conditions without Taking any Medicine

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 .

Back Muscle Strength – Flexibility and Mobility

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 .

A Valuable Piece of Advice for Lower Back Pain Patients

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 .
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