Living with chronic back pain is not normal
Back pain is a thief that steals your quality of life and makes everyday tasks harder. But, you don't have to suffer. There’s hope for getting back to feeling normal with customized treatment.
Back pain causes—and, what you can do
Take back pain seriously
It is important that you pay attention to back pain. When left untreated, back injuries tend to compound, causing other injuries. Sprains lead to strains. Strains lead to sprains. Signs that you might have a back injury:
- Constant aching pain
- Muscle spasms
- Limited range of motion
- Numbness in your legs or feet
- Shooting pain down your leg
- Increased pain due to lack of movement
- Bowel and/or bladder changes
Implement some lifestyle changes
Looking for ways to alleviate some of your back pain symptoms without surgery? Consider making these lifestyle changes to improve your overall health:
- Keep exercising
- Lose weight
- Stop smoking
- Take Healthy Diet
- Avoid continuous sitting
If you are facing chronic pain then immediate consult your Orthopaedic Doctor.
Dr Garg is a specialist orthopaedic surgeon at Canadian Specialist Hospital, Dubai .
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