Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedic Doctor, Pune
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Back pain can also affect those who are young and healthy
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Back pain does not only affect the elderly and aged. Even youngsters can be affected by acute or chronic backaches that may be caused either by injury or by diseases and disorders of the spinal column.
If you are having back pain, you should avoid exercising
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A sedentary lifestyle may create further complications when one suffers from back pains. Gentle and moderate physical exercises are often used as therapy for treating and curing this condition. You should always consult a physical therapist for this.
Sleeping on a solid and firm mattress is good for your spine
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Each person has different sleeping habits and not all people benefit from firm mattresses. Studies have shown that a softer cushioned mattress may be more suitable for those who suffer from chronic or recurring back pains.
What is the most effective way of preventing back pains?
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Being overweight or underweight makes you more susceptible to back pains caused by disease and injury. Both obesity, as well as anorexia, can lead to chronic or acute backaches, so watching your weight is very important.
What is the best way of dealing with chronic back pain in an office environment?
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This is the most effective way of easing the pain if you have to deal with backaches at work. All the other methods do more harm than good, especially in the long run, and are known to create future complications.