Monday, September 19, 2016

5 Causes of Pain Waist

Low back pain can affect anyone, of any age. Causes and treatment of any variety.

In the past, low back pain is synonymous with disease of the elderly. But now, the age of 20 years can be stricken with back pain. Even athletes who incidentally diligently cultivate the body can feel the back pain.

There are various factors that can cause low back pain. The causative factor also determines how to handle. Different causes, different handling.

Neurologist at the Hospital Pantai Indah Kapuk, Dr. Melani YUSTINA, Sp.S mention there are some types of back pain. The most commonly experienced by patients include:

Non-specific low back pain

This type of low back pain is 85 percent of the cases. Commonly caused by injury to the muscles and ligaments, and cramps. Symptoms usually a sudden pain if someone doing strenuous activities and long.

For treatment could rest, analgesics, compress the painful area with warm water, and if forced, required local injections.

Painful Lumbar herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP)

Is a common cause of low back pain radiating to the leg. Required diagnosis by MRI to obtain the most precise results, whether a person suffering from this type of back pain.

Treatment can be started with analgesic medications, rest, physiotherapy. If treatment is not successful, even visible symptoms worsen, it would require surgery.

Low back pain due to osteoporosis

This low back pain usually affects women after menopause, the smokers, drinkers, people who lack of exercise, and drugs containing steroids used in the long term.

This type of low back pain, causes bones to become brittle and easily flattened bone. It is advisable to do a bone density examination, especially for the elderly.

Low back pain due to malignant tumors

This type of low back pain is the most severe and usually derived from tumor malignancy in other places such as breast tumors, prostate tumors, and others.

For the treatment, it is advisable to consult a physician to consider the next step.

Psychogenic pain waist

This type of back pain was found in patients with depression and anxiety. Usually chronic and lasts more than 3 months. This happens because the symptoms are not in accordance with the clinical examination.

It is suggested to overcome the problem of depression or anxiety experienced by patients first.

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