“I Bent forwards and then couldn’t get Back up…” What have I done to my back?… Acute Lower Back Pain is one of the most common conditions that we as Physiotherapists see. It can occur from even the most minor of events, such as leaning over to pick something small off the floor, or sneezing. The pain experienced can range from being reasonably mild to the point of being unable to move. The area in which the pain is felt can also vary – from being concentrated in the Lower Back to being felt into the leg. The Lumbar Spine...
Lower back pain treatment is a much sought after among Singapore sufferers . Back pain can affect as much as 80% of the population of Singapore. Lower back pain is a pain on any part of the back between the ribs and legs and can vary from a few minutes to weeks or months of agony. Pain in the back may be caused from a variety of reasons, from lifting heavy objects incorrectly, bad posture when sitting at a computer, sports injury, muscle strain, slipped disc or car accidents to name just a few. Whatever the cause, the pain can...
Back pain is so common that we know that 8 out of 10 people in the developed world will have an episode of back pain sometime in life. Despite the complexity of the spine, the vast majority of back pain gets better with minimal fuss. Knowing how to address symptoms yourself or when to consult the health professionals is actually quite straightforward. When in pain, the body’s natural instinct is to become rigid. Spasm occurs to protect the area from further hurt. Damage limitation signals sent to the brain say ‘don’t move…’ While okay in the short term, in the...
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