Pain in the back anywhere below the ribs and up to the hips is called low back pain. It is a condition that affects over 90% of the population at one time or the other. Next to common cold,it remains the most common reason why people seek medical help
Many people who experience low back pain do not meet up with a doctor since it usually resolves on its own. They may suffer from any dull aches to sharp pains or even numbness. The pain characteristically lingers on for a day or two before it gradually subsides. In many, the pains keep recurring in varying intensities
Studies have shown that back pain is the single most reason cited by employees for taking maximum number of 'sick leaves'. Stresses and strains of daily living and overuse and misuse of the muscles of the back are the commonest causes of backache
Anyone can develop back pain, even children and teens. These factors might put them at greater risk of developing back pain:
To keep back healthy and strong:
Because back pain is so common, numerous products promise prevention or relief. But there is no definitive evidence that special shoes, shoe inserts, back supports, specially designed furniture or stress management programs can help.
In addition, there does not appear to be one type of mattress that is best for people with back pain. It is probably a matter of what feels most comfortable to you.
Homeopathic medicines offer excellent relief for low back pains. Homeopathic medications can relieve the spasms of the back muscles and provide effective pain relief without any side effects and are considered good for raising the immunity. Homeopathy is of use in eradicating chronic relapsing conditions.
Aesculus : Useful medicine for backache (the sacral or sacroiliac areas) that feels worse when standing up from a sitting position, and worse from stooping.Especially indicated for those people with low back pain who also have a tendency toward venous congestion and hemorrhoids.
Arnica Montana : Useful for backache with sore lame bruished feeling.There is stiffness from overexertion or minor trauma.
Bryonia : Indicated when back pain is worse from even the slightest motion,changing position, coughing, turning, or walking may bring on sharp.There is excruciating pain.Helpful for back pain after injury and backaches during illness.
Calcarea Carb : Useful for backache with muscle weakness, especially in a person who is chilly, flabby or overweight, and easily tired by exertion.Mostly recommended for Chronic backache.Also useful for inflammation and soreness that are aggravated by dampness and cold.
Calcarea Phos : Useful for stiffness and soreness of the spinal muscles and joints, especially in the neck and upper back which is worse from drafts and cold, as well as from exertion.There is aching in the bones.Also there is feelings of weariness and dissatisfaction
RL - 15, Backolin