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Postural Back Pain and Its Effects

About


A condition of severe pain in the back and lower back area caused due to a bad posture of sitting for longer periods of time.

A common condition affecting 60-80% of adults at some point in their life. [1]


- May require medical treatment if severe
- Prevalent among both men and women
- Generally, do not require lab examinations
- Treatment if condition worsens
- Curable and short-term

Back pain is a normal and common condition among most of the cases. The condition primarily affects lower back mostly due to bad posture. Slouching in a chair or sitting in a similar gesture for longer hours or during a longer period of activities normally causes the condition.

Ages affected Can develop at any age group from adults to older age group.


Symptoms:


Self diagnosable
A self-diagnosable condition. Can be curable with good care and attention. If any symptoms with severe pain and prolonged issues can be consulted with a medical professional.

People may experience
Pain mild to severe pain in back area passing through the neck to lower back
Stiffness stiffness, and spasms around the back area
Needles or numbers severe pain may cause needle and pin type pain


Treatment


Self-Care: Can be cured with self-care and proper rest. Back and neck exercises help relieve from the pain. Improving posture and techniques can help the condition.

Medications: Physiotherapy may be recommended depending on the situation. Back exercises may be advised by physician too.

Specialists: In case of the above-mentioned symptoms, consult a health care professional for treatment. At mfine, we are here to help you and provide you with a complete health program.

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