The spine is among the most crucial parts of the body and provides our body with various functions. The anatomy is defined through four prime sections. These sections are divided by each number of vertebrae.
In India, back pain is a very common issue that every third person is facing nowadays. This pain can happen as the person ages, their spine can have some degenerative changes, can appear due to an accident, or can be experienced due to some medical conditions.
But the good thing is that there are measures that can help to save people from this pain. Problems related to back pain are usually resolved through proper body mechanics and home remedies. In back pain, the doctor rarely goes for a surgical procedure.
Back pain can happen without any specific reason. If a person who suffers from back pain visits a doctor, they will easily recognize the issue with some tests. Generally, there are some reasons due to which can create back pain:-
The symptoms of back pain can appear suddenly. There are times when the pain happens after a particular event. And sometimes the person doesn’t even aware of the reason for the pain. Except for pain, there are other symptoms:-
There are three types of Back pain:-
Orthopedic treatments can be divided into two types:- Non-surgical treatments & Surgical treatments.
1. Nerve Block Therapies
In this, the local anesthetic or steroids are used to prevent nerve pain.
2. Epidural Steroid Injections
This treatment is used to comfort the low back pain.
3. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation is also known as TENS. In this treatment, the battery-powered electrodes produce compulsions that prevent pain and peripheral nerve pain.
1. Artificial Disc Replacement
Artificial disc replacement is the surgery that is done for patients who have serious disc injuries.
2. Spinal Fusion
In Spinal fusion, the surgeon separates the vertebrae to ease the pain that is the result of the degenerative disc disease.
3. Spinal decompression
A spinal decompression procedure is done by the surgeon to cure spinal stenosis.
In order to treat the herniated discs, the surgeons opt for nucleoplasty where they use radiofrequency.
4. Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty
Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty are a minimally invasive procedure that is done when the surgeon wants to treat compression fractures that are the result of osteoporosis.
Dr. Darsh Goyal is a renowned Orthopaedic Surgeon and among the best Back pain treatment doctor in Delhi. He has experience of nearly two decades in knee and shoulder surgery. He has worked in some of the finest hospitals across the globe. He has successfully treated more than nine thousand patients. Dr. Darsh has received training from some of the most respected institutes worldwide - NHS England, Hss New York, USA, and Munich, Germany. He has written many books and international papers. Dr. Goyal’s Bones & Joint Centre is among the best centers for advanced Arthroscopy/Laser Surgery for knee and shoulder and Fast track Total knee Replacement.
Q1) How do I know if my back pain is serious?
High fever, serious stomach pain, unexplained weight loss, loss of bladder function, and back pain caused due to an accident.
Q2) What is the most common cause of back pain?
There are some most common causes that can lead to back pain:-
Q3) Is it normal to have back pain every day?
If you are in your twenties or thirties it is normal for you to have standard back pain. It can happen due to your daily activities- sitting too long or over exhaust yourself while exercising.
If you are in your forties or above then arthritis and work injuries become common.
Q4) Is walking good for lower back pain?
Yes, walking is good in recovering from lower back pain. Lying down lower than a day can actually be harmful to your body. So, make sure you do take time for your walking session but do not exhaust yourself.