Jul 28, 2023
Do you know that an estimated 80% of the population worldwide will, once in their life experience low back pain? Today our expert Dr. Pradeep Sharma explains about non – specific back pain and how you can both treat it and protect yourself in your day to day life.
From students to 9 – 5 workers, doctors to professional athletes, back pain can affect anyone, at any stage of life. There are different types of back pain, of which non – specific back pain is the most common.
This back pain occurs due to muscle strain or injury and movement can aggravate the symptoms and pain.
To relieve these symptoms and pain there are few simple yet very effective techniques that you can be mindful of and practice daily.
Pace is one of the most common strategies advised by professional to manage back pain and is very effective at relieving symptoms.
Posture is how we position our bodies at any given time, while we are working or carrying out a task and even at rest when we are sitting down. Posture is essential for protecting against injury and pain..
How it works:
If you feel your posture is causing you pain, visit a physiotherapist for postural analysis..
Your physiotherapist will give you specifics to help stretch and strengthen the areas that may be causing poor posture.
If you sit at work, a workplace assessment could be highly beneficial for you.
Tight muscle increase the stress on and workload around the joint where they are positioned. Tight muscles which cause back pain are usually located around the spine.
Strength training is important as it builds up muscular strength, improves your posture and endurance of your muscle.This will help you in a typical day to day activities and manual responsibilities, as well as training for sports and fitness.
To seek further guidance, you can get help and have all your questions answered in a visit to the physiotherapy department at Metro Hospital, FBD