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Backache is the oldest agony that the mankind suffers from. In the prehistoric era, even the angels must have suffered from it. Though in the ancient Indian literature, no direct mention of this disease is made, it can be safely assumed that in the epic period of Mahabharata, Bhishma Pitamaha must have had some backache when he was lying on the bed of thorns.
Whatever be the exact aetiology of backache, it is for the medical scientist and the Pundits in the field to determine. Human back is a big Pandora box. Causes for backache are many. They range from a thorn prick in the foot to prolapsed intervertebral disc in the spine. Even, a trauma to human pride can cause backache. It will be no exaggeration to compare the backache with an elephant that the six blind men wanted to know about. One of them called it a pillar, other called it a wall, third called it a rope, fourth it a flap of leather, and so on. Similarly many scientists have approached the problem of backache from different angles and have ascribed as many reasons as its causes and suggested remedies for the same; depending on their own concept of human back - its structure and functions.
In last few decades, much scientific work has been done; data compiled and analysed to determine the exact cause of backache. It is estimated that at one point or other in their lives, eight out of every ten people on earth suffer from this universal affliction. It can strike almost everyone, the young and the old, male and female, people of all classes 7 and profession. Biggest leaders of the world have suffered from backache. President John F Kennedy spent hours in the soothing comforts of White House rocking chair, only to nurse his backache,
This was his wartime injury.
The largest group of people who suffer from this are the young housewives who have small children and are fully occupied at home. They have no outside job. When they have backache, a double burden is imposed on the family. If the person affected is the chief bread earner, then the situation becomes all the more worse.
Backache is not a killing disease, but it certainly cripples the individual for the time being. No one except the victim can truly understand the complete sense of helplessness and despair that overcomes, once an energetic adult who is suddenly struck down by the devastating, usually temporary ailment. The victim's world quickly shrinks, often limited at the onset to bed or couch. Work and household rituals are totally ignored due to pain. Dressing becomes torturous, a visit to toilet is a major expedition, sitting in chair for reading or eating can be an agony. Sex becomes virtually impossible. Even after the pain subsides, the sufferer wonders, almost at every turn, whether it will strike again.
Beyond the personal grief, back pain exerts a staggering socio-economic cost. Million and millions of work days are lost each year because of a backache. It is the single largest cause of worker absenteeism in all the countries of the world.
The remedies are simple and effective in most of cases. The most important being 'not to get tense and nervous'. An objective personal assessment of the disability with a relaxed mind and a wilful relaxation of the whole body coupled with a few pills and postures ( remedial exercises) is perhaps the secret of success in getting rid of this man's oldest agony. But in some cases even surgery or psychotherapy may be needed.
In the present series, I have attempted, step by step, how to modify the style of daily living so that this 'devastating though temporary ailment' can be prevented.
Hi, I'm actively walking every morning for about 4 km. But every night before sleeping I get strong pain on both of my lower legs and it has already taken a month. So my wife massage with oil and then I keep a warm bottle on my legs to get some relief. Kindly help.
My friend's knee was dislocated but now he' s alright but sometimes the pain emerges eventually, so he is bit worried.
My husband is 28 years old. He has pain and inflammation in heels, ankles and sometimes knees. Doctor has stated in report as spa axial. So I wanna know what is it exactly. Oa or ra? as per his blood test reports. Crp-65. 7, esr-135, creat-0. 95 sgpt-48, haemoglobin - 9, plt-3. 4, tlc-10000.
My father is having knee pain in left leg and his weight is also too much 85 kg what he should do to reduce weight and cure the knee pain.
Sir, I have suffered anterior dislocation on my right shoulder. And it was set by my coach. But since then it starting dislocating when ever the stress is applied and I was suffering pain but not heavily. Does it have a permanent solution. For stopping it ?
Hello my age is 32 I have got shaft tibia fracture and I am cast for 1 month now I have to join office can I walk and what is duration for healing shaft tibia fracture.
Regularly exercise- atleast 45 minutes of brisk walking
Do stretches before you start any game or exercise
Adequate hydration 3-4 litres of water a day
If you have a desk job take breaks every 1 hour and stretch out/ small walk 2-3 mts.
desk top at eye level and knees at 90 degrees.
Maintain posture- sit erect and use an ergonomic design chair with lumbar support.
Do not slouch on the sofa
When carrying a heavy load bend down at your knees and lift. (google proper lifting technique)
When shifting a wardrobe or large cupboard or carrying something heavy get an extra pair of hands.
Give up smoking.
Sleep well and if you have a neck problem use a cervical pillow.
Firm mattress will help.
Practice core strengthening exercises for the low back.
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