Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctors or miss work and a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most people have back pain at least once. Usually it starts as an acute sharp pain or stiffness in the lower back. In most case this is relieved with absolute rest. Most of the people try pain balms, oils, hot fomentation and analgesics before they plan for a consultation. If not relieved with all these simple measures, bear in mind Back Pain is only a symptom and it can have many underlying reasons. Make sure to discuss your individual symptoms with your doctor to determine the correct diagnosis and treatment plan.
Causes of Back Pain:
Back Pain can come on suddenly and last less than six weeks (acute), which may be caused by fall or heavy lifting. Back pain that lasts more than three months (chronic) is less common than acute pain. Back pain often develops without a specific cause that your doctor can identify with a test or imaging study. Conditions commonly linked to back pain include:
Back pain symptoms that need immediate medical concern:
Pain arising from abnormalities of organs with the abdomen, pelvis or chest may also be felt in the back. This referred pain can be noticed in appendicitis, aneurysms, kidney diseases, bladder infections, pelvic infections, and ovarian disorders are a few. Even normal pregnancy can cause back pain.
Ayurvedic View and Treatment:
Ayurveda refers this condition as Kati Shoola. These are included under Vata Dosha imbalance disorders. Ayurvedic treatment of low back pain is planned according to the severity, duration and nature of the disease. Most types of back pains responds well with Ayurvedic treatment. Promising results are seen in patients with spine related cases and quality of life can be improved with this.
Specialized Herbal formulations include:
Things to be avoided :
Contact specialist Ayurvedic Doctors at Life Line Ayurvedic Herbal Clinic for assessing the root cause of your back pain and get proper herbal treatments without any side effects.