Spine Pain-Causes And Treatments

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The pain in the lumbar region accounts for most of the pain and is termed as the lower back pain. Before going to the details of spine pain, it is essential to know about the vertebral column. The support to the body weight is provided by the backbone or vertebral column. There are 33 vertebrae and in between the vertebras, intervertebral discs are placed. The spinal canal is formed by the discs and vertebras and the spinal cord passes through it.
Different types of spine pain
The level of pain can be categorized into three based on its effects. The acute spine pain is usually sudden in nature, short lasting and may last for few days or few weeks. The pain is felt from the lower back region.  The sub-acute pain is the intermediate stage between the chronic and acute back pain. The chronic pain would last for more than three months and the pain is of deep nature that extends to the legs.
Spine pain causes
There are several reasons for the pain in the spinal region. The diseases of the vertebral column would result in the spinal pain. Pott’s spine, tumor, degenerative disc disease, Osteoporosis or Spondylosis can are the diseases that affect the vertebral column. One of the causes for back pain can be the infection of the spinal cord. There can be mechanical causes like abnormal posture, extreme obesity, heavy lifting or injury can be the cause for the spine pain.
Spine pain symptoms  
The symptoms include difficulty or problem in walking or standing straight due to the stiffness and muscle problems. When you lift heavy objects, you may feel pain in the back and neck. Pain after prolonged work and the pain aggravated by the body movements. By checking the modalities of the pain and the extension of the pain, the disease can be diagnosed. Blood test and bone scan are also used to diagnose the condition.
Treatment of spine pain
If the pain is chronic in nature, it indicates a serious problem that demands the attention of a doctor. Because of the delicate and complex nature of the spine, a range of spinal problems may occur. The medical solutions for this problem can be very costly. But the pain has to be addressed quickly before the situation turns irreparable. Homeopathy is considered as an effective treatment for the spine pain. Addressing the underlying cause is necessary for the success of the treatment. Many well proved medicines are available for the treatment of this disease. The allopathic treatment mode includes anti-inflammatory drugs and analgesics. The other types of treatment include Ayurveda, yoga, physiotherapy, meditation, acupuncture and acupressure. The different postures of yoga are proved to be useful in solving the pains related to the spinal cord effectively.


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