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Back Pain Treatment

Back Pain Treatment In Meerut

Having Back pain or Spine issues? Do not worry.

Back Pain is a common disease.

More than 80 % of population suffers from backache some or other point of time during lifetime. Most of the time, it is not serious and resolves within a few days.
If you are suffering from spine related problems, it is better to meet a spine specialist and get treated. More often than not, you will be better in a few days.

When to visit a doctor?

Back pain can have a variety of causes, and most of the time, only a simple treatment is required. However, because early detection and treatment of serious ailments like tumor are crucial, consult your doctor about your back pain if:

  • It is persistent and developing.
  • It’s unrelated to activities.
  • You have a history of cancer and experience new back pain that is worse at night.
  • Nausea, vomiting, or lightheadedness.

Seek immediate medical help if you experience:

  • Increasing numbness or loss of sensation to touch, hot, or cold
  • Not able to walk or walking with difficulty
  • Loss of urinary sensations or stools
  •  muscle weakness in your arms or legs
  • Changes in bladder or bowel function

Which doctor is ideal for the treatment of back pain?

A Neurosurgeon doctor is well trained to understand all the facets of back pain along with its treatment with medicines or operation if required.

What are the causes of Back pain ?

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Back pain

The most common cause of Backache is muscular problems like strain or fatigue.

It gets releved in a few days

Other causes include:

  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Ligament injury
  • Facetal pain or pain arising out of small joints of spine
  • Slipped disc
  • Rarely spine tumor or spinal tuberculosis
  • Sometimes after trauma

What results in a slipped disc?

It is not clear why some people get slip discs and others do not. These people are most likely suffering from a weakening of the affected disc’s outer layer.

Awkward bending, sneezing, or heavy lifting in an awkward position are actions that may unexpectedly raise the intra-abdominal pressure, and this increased strain on the disc may allow the inner, softer section of the disc to squeeze out through the weaker outer part of the disc.

But many a times there we cannot find the exact precipitating factor causing a herniated disc.

Many a times pain starts spontaneously or during sleep.

Other factors that can increase the chances of having back issues are:

  • Obesity
  • Strain or injury
  • Physical Inactivity
  • Smoking
  • Poor posture

What is sciatica?

Sciatic nerve is a very big nerve which travels form spine and goes to the hip region and then give out roots to supply our leg region.

During slip disc or due to various pathology, in which the lumbar nerve roots are compressed, the pain radiates or shoot down the leg starting from the back up to the hip, lower down the leg. This sharpshooting radiating pain from the back to the lower leg is called sciatica.

The most common cause of sciatica or sciatic pain is slip disc or disc herniation.

What are the tests to diagnose the causes for low backache?

Your doctor will take a complete history along with physical examination of the patient.

If the back pain is troublesome and persisting for a few days, he will order a MRI scan of your back.

MRI is the best investigation to diagnose a patient with Backache.

Using all of this data, your doctor can identify the source of your pain, weakness, or discomfort to better plan your further treatment strategy.

MRI For Back Pain

MRI For Back Pain

What are the best treatment options available for a Back Pain?

Treatment of Back Pain with medicines:

Most of the patients of backache are treated with medicines only.

Various forms of treatment are available for the treatment of Backache without surgery.

The first course of therapy for a low back pain is typically nonsurgical. This consists of:

  • Rest
  • Physical therapy or physiotherapy
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Nerve pain medicines like pregabalin and gabapentin
  • Acupuncture, hot fomentation, acupressure etc.
  • Transforaminal Epidural steroid injection (TFESI)

All these measures are a time buying modalities trying to sooth the patient while the disease have a natural resolution.

The majority of people who have a back pain and slipped disc gradually improve over a few days or weeks by various forms of treatment.

By three to four months, Up to 90% of the patients recover completely.

Some individuals do go through painful phases while they recover.

But very few patients who do not recover by all means will have to go for surgery.

Is back pain for lifelong?

Most cases of back pain are shortlived.

It tends to resolve on its own within a few days with self-care and treatment without any residual symptoms.

In some cases a few months are required for the symptoms to disappear.

What is the best sleeping position for back pain?

Ideally a patient with back pain and spine issues must sleep on a flat bed with a firm mattress.

Thin pillow must be used

While sleeping flat on your back a pillow may be placed under the knees.

Ideally sleep on firm mattress and in the position which is most comfortable for the patient to sleep.

Is Walking good for lower back pain?

Walking is very Good for the patients with low back pain.

After the acute phase of pain has subsided, a patient may start regular walks in morning and evening for about 20-30 min daily usually after 5-10 days of start of pain.

Is Heat good for back pain?

Heat therapy is very effective for relieving back pain as it improves the blood circulation to the muscles of back and also releve muscle spasm

Any type of heat therapy can help relieve back pain.

What are the nerve root blocks or Transforaminal epidural steroid injections (TFESI)?

As many back pain patients are treated with medicines only, sometimes a steroid injection is performed near the route which is causing pain. The aim of these injections is to give the patients symptomatic relief so they can ride over acute phase, this is because most cases of the slip disc or self-limiting and will get better overtime.

After the injection, a person is encouraged to gradually increase their activity and undergo physiotherapy. Slowly, the disease will heal and the pain goes away.

In all it is basically a time buying procedure used for symptomatic relief of the patient as they wait for the disease to heal itself.

Surgery for Slip disc or slip disc operation:

Only a few patients with a slipped disc and back pain require surgery after nonsurgical measures have failed to relieve their discomfort. The surgery may also be recommended for patients with the following conditions:

  • Unrelenting pain: pain which is not responding to medicines
  • Weakness in foot or leg: Foot drop
  • Having trouble walking
  • A lack of bowel or bladder control (Also called as cauda equina syndrome)

An emergency surgery is required in cases of urinary problems due to slipped disc.

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