Tag Archives: back pain
Posted on 16. Apr, 2012 by Jennifer.
The symptom of pain, in general, can be further subdivided into the following two major types depending on its severity and duration: Acute pain: Pain that occurs all of a sudden is very severe in intensity and is usually short-term. Chronic pain: Pain that that occurs gradually, and is progressive and less severe in intensity [...]
Posted on 14. Mar, 2012 by Jennifer.
Arthritis of the lumbar facet joints can be a source of significant low back pain as like other joints in the body that are covered with articular cartilage, the lumbar facet joints can also be affected by arthritis. Facet joint arthritis develops slowly over a long period of time. This is partly because spinal degeneration [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer.
Arthritis is, perhaps, the commonest disorder that affects our lower back. Therefore, if we have arthritis, a very crucial point needed to be kept uppermost in our mind while performing back strengthening exercises is that of the lower back exercises. These exercises are usually ignored by most individuals as they mostly concentrate on upper back [...]
Posted on 06. Feb, 2012 by Peter.
The common causes of upper, lower and middle back pain include arthritis, muscle strain, fatigue and injury to ligaments and discs that support the spine. If the problem is ignored for a long time, it could result in several, serious long term complications including postural malformations and physical disabilities. Therefore, it is very important for [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2011 by Jennifer.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) mainly affects the spine and may lead to severe stiffness in the back. Spondylitis is an inflammation of the joints of the spine, as the inflammation goes and healing takes place, bone grows out from both sides of the vertebrae and may join the two bones together.
Posted on 20. Nov, 2011 by Peter.
Back pain is not a disease but a symptom and, in most cases, no cause is found. It is a very common symptom as it affects 15 to 30 percent of people at any one time, and up to eight out of 10 people have experienced it at some time in their lives, we look at some simple pain relief and prevention tips.