BACK PAIN: CAUSES OF LOW BACK PAIN

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BACK PAIN: CAUSES OF LOW BACK PAIN.

Low back pain could be a usual symptom among modern civilized people.

It affects mainly the middle-aged and young adults of both sexes.

Those that work on the chair with out exercise and people who carry heavy loads regularly are at the risk of getting this complaint. 

CAUSES OF LOW BACK PAIN!


We will hardly find someone who has not suffered from back pain a minimum of once in life.

The causes of low back pain range from simple reasons like muscular strain to cancer of the spine and hence backache shouldn't be ignored.

The pain is felt within the lumbar and sacral region and should radiate to nearby sites.

CAUSES OF LOW BACK PAIN

The following are some causes of backache.

1) Backache because of diseases within the back.

2) Backache thanks to gynecological problems.

3) Backache thanks to problems in other parts of the body.

1) Backache thanks to diseases within the back:--

a) Injuries:- 

1) break of the spine. 

2) Rupture of intervertebral discs. 

3) Injuries to ligaments and muscles of the rear. 

4) Lumbosacral strain. 

5) Intervertebral joint injuries. 

6) Fracture of processes of vertebra. 

b) Functional backache because of imbalance:- 

1) During pregnancy. 

2) Potbelly. 

3) Diseases of the cox. 

4) Curvature within the spine thanks to inflammatory defects. 

 5) Short leg on one side. 

c) Backache because of inflammatory conditions:- 

1) Infection of the bone because of bacteria. 

2) Tuberculosis of the spine. 

3) Arthritis. 

4) Brucellosis. 

5) Lumbago or fibrosis. 

6) Inflammation of the muscles. 

7) Anchylosing spondylitis. 

d) Backache thanks to degenerative diseases within the back. 

1) Osteoarthritis. 

2) Osteoporosis in old people. 

3) Degeneration of the saucer. 

e) Tum our within the spine:-- 

1) Primary tumor of the bones within the spine. 

2) Metastatic tumors from other sites just like the prostate, lungs, kidneys, intestine, etc. 

2) Backache thanks to gynecological problems:- 

a) After childbirth. 

b) After gynecological operations. 

c) Prolapse of the uterus. 

d) Pelvic inflammatory diseases. 

e) Cancerous lesions of the pelvic organs. 

f) Endometriosis. 

3) Backache because of problems in other parts of the body. 

a) Renal stones. 

b) Ureteric stone. 

c) Cancer of the prostate. 

d) Pancreatitis. 

e) Biliary stones. 

f) peptic ulceration. 

g) Inflammations of pelvic organs. 

h) Occlusion of the aorta and iliac arteries. Investigation of a case of backache:- 

1) Complete blood count. 

2) Routine urine examination. 

3) Ultrasonography of the abdomen and pelvis. 

4) X-ray of the lumbar and sacral region. 

5) MRI of the spine. 

6) CT scan of the abdomen and pelvic region. 

7) Examination of the rectum, prostate, genitourinary organs. Treatment of backache:- 

1) Removing the cause for backache. 

2) Symptomatic treatment. 

3) Back exercises. 

4) Traction. 

5) Yoga. 

6) Surgery. 

7) Homeopathy.