How Do You Know If Back Pain Is Muscle Or Disc Related?

There are many types of back pain each with different causes. Treating anything without finding out its root cause is difficult and back pain is no exception to that rule. Fortunately, back pain is a widely researched subject with many existing resources and many coming along the way.

Every person’s experience with back pain is different and unique. One person may report excruciating back pain with herniated disc while the other might report little to no symptoms at all. This is true for all conditions.

How Do We Develop Back Pain?

Throughout daily life our back endures a lot. It comes under constant stress and pressure which leads to wear and tear as we grow older. This is a natural process and while this cant be stopped it can be managed. Our daily habits also come into play during back pain. For example, habitually sitting with a wrong posture can be detrimental to a person’s back health.

Other risk factors include obesity, work conditions, lifting habits and smoking has also been recorded to cause harm to the back.

Muscle and Disc Related Back Pain

It is difficult for a person with limited knowledge to pin point the exact cause of back pain. Sometimes disc related back pain may be misdiagnosed as muscular pain because of close proximity and it might affect an overlapping area. Sometimes X-rays and MRI scans may be required to find the exact cause of the pain. However, there are signs you could be on the look out for that would give you more information for if the pain is muscle or disc related.

Mechanical pain is called Axil pain. It may be described as sharp or dull pain. It usually occurs at a single point. A common reason for axil pain may be muscle strains.

Referred pain moves around the body. For example, degenerative disc may cause pain to move from the hips to the posterior thighs. This pain is usually described as dull.

Radicular pain is described as electrical shocks or with a burning feeling throughout the spinal column. Sciatica is one reason for this type of pain.

How to Deal with Back Pain?

Be it muscular pain or disc related pain the solution does not have to be complicated. The innovative Backrack device can help you deal with many types of pain without having to go through invasive treatments like painkillers or steroids.

Relieve Spine Pain

Treat Most Back Pains at Home!

The Backrack is a unique spinal decompression device designed to work on the whole spine. The structure of the rack mirrors the design of the human spine to encompass the entire back. It works by gently decompressing your back with its special wooden nodules.

These wooden nodules are engineered to help you treat many spine problems like sciatica. Herniated disc, spinal stenosis, posture problems and spinal misalignment. Through spinal decompression therapy, the Backrack works on the root cause of pain rather than only treating the symptoms.

You can find a ton of material at our website on how to effectively perform Backrack exercises with the tool for optimal back management. It is compact and easy to use on your own, in your own time and at your home.

Author: Spinal Backrack
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