Lower back pain in the English-language sources call pain in the lower back (lower back pain). The pain often contributes to the tension in the lumbar spine, limitation of motion, and antalgic scoliosis. Acute back pain last from several days to several weeks.
Low back pain occurs in almost every man at least once in your life. It should be noted that the pain can be in any part of, but, however, pain in the lumbar spine occurs most frequently. This is due to the fact that the lumbar vertebrae bear the greatest load to the weight of The body.
The lower back pain the second, the number of visits to a physician immediately after a viral infections.
You may feel the pain in the lower back after lifting heavy weights, sudden movements, after finding that for a long time in one position or after spinal cord injury.
Sharp pain in the lumbar spine is most commonly caused by displacement of inter-vertebral disk, spinal cord injury.
The pain can be varied: sharp, dull, pulling , burning, may be accompanied by tingling, formication, numbness.
The intensity of the back pain can vary greatly from mild to unbearable pain that interferes to the slightest movement. The pain can be combined with pain in the hip, the pain, the shins, the pain in the feet.
First, you need to seek the advice of a doctor-neurologist. The doctor asks questions about the nature of the pain, the frequency of repetition. The doctor will try to determine the cause of the pain to begin the treatment of simple methods (ice, moderate pain relievers, physical treatment is necessary, exercise).
In most cases, such treatments can reduce the back pain. During the test, the doctor determines the exact location of the pain, radiation, neurological reflexes. Most people the pain the lumbar spine back within 4-6 weeks.
Diagnosis includes magnetic resonance imaging (eng. MRI) of the lumbar spine, computed tomography of the lumbar-sacral spine, x-rays of the spine.
Since the most common cause of back pain inter-vertebral hernia lumbar-sacral spine, the first thing you need to do a MRI of the lumbar spine. This study will also help to eliminate most of the causes of pain, such as tumor in the lumen of the spinal canal, tuberculosis of the spine, spinal fracture, multiple myeloma, anatomically narrow spinal canal, spondylolisthesis, other types of scoliosis, spondylosis, spondylosis. If The neurologist gave Me an MRI, do it yourself. The power of the MRL should be 1 Tesla or more.
Don't start diagnosis x-ray, computed tomography, these methods are not safe. You can make them in the first place, just the suspicion of a fracture of the spine.
Most people feel much better after the first week of treatment. After 4-6 weeks, a significant proportion of the patients the pain completely disappears.