Tag: lower back pain

Bulging/Herniated disc

Safe Activities for L5-S1 Pain Sufferers

Find out what activities are safe for L5-S1 pain sufferers to engage in. Staying active even with spinal issues is important to maintain or even improve spine health.

Bulging/Herniated disc

What activities to avoid with L5-S1 disc problems

Some activities to avoid with L5-S1 disc problems include lifting heavy objects, engaging in high impact activities such as sports, as well as maintaining poor posture for long periods of time.

Lower back pain

Musculoskeletal pain in the Lower Back – Treatment Options

Musculoskeletal pain along the spine refers to pain that affects the muscles, bones, nerves, as well as the connective structures such as joints and ligaments. Any region of the back can be affected, but the lower back tends to be more prone to such issues.

Lower back pain

Lower Back Pain vs Sciatica

Both lower back pain and sciatica occur in the lumbar spine (lower region of the back). Lower back pain is oftentimes one of the main symptoms of sciatica, but it can also occur on its own, as it can be caused by other spinal problems as well.

Lower back pain

The Benefits of Yoga for Lower Back Pain

Yoga is an especially beneficial type of workout for low back pain as it focuses on gentle stretching which elongates the spine, as well as building core muscle strength to help stabilise the spine.

Lower back pain

What are the best sleeping positions for lower back pain?

Our sleeping position can greatly influence not only the quality of your sleep, but also your spinal health, and there is no doubt that certain sleeping positions are better than others at helping with both issues.

Lower back pain

Lower Back Muscle Pain – Causes and Treatment

Some of the most common muscle-related issues that lead to pain in the lower back include muscle overuse, injuries to the lumbar spine, as well as weak muscles. When the muscle imbalances are addressed, the pain in the lower back should then subside.

Exercises

Lower back and hip pain exercises you can do at home

Provided that you pain in this region isn’t caused by anything serious, exercises are some of the best approaches to help speed up recovery, as they are non-invasive and offer multiple benefits. Needless to say, exercises can be tailored to the sufferer’s need and can be performed at a pace that is comfortable for the person.

Walking with back pain is difficult
Back pain

How back pain affects daily life

Apart from the pain that may prevent us from doing activities that require movement and physical effort (such as spending time doing the sports we love, or spending time with our families), people with back pain (especially the chronic type) are at risk of developing more serious conditions, if the main issue is left untreated.