Back pain: causes and symptoms. Who to ask for help?

Hello, dear readers! Who of us is not accustomed with the back pain? Such discomfort, at least, a day experienced each one. Sometimes, the reason for the appearance of back pain is physical fatigue, and sometimes a serious disease. And, in the latter case, the pain and the discomfort settled in the body for a long time, exterat and bringing in a significant discomfort.

We will learn to identify, by the back pain and how severe it started the pain, to be able to consult your specialist until the problem turned into a serious illness.

starting to ache from rotation

With fatigue physics is clear: in the winter, has left snow in the summer working in the garden, in a pose "SIC" — to pain in the lumbar region is ensured, especially used. Here the treatment is simple – the necessary rest. Another thing, when the back pain came seemingly for no apparent reason. So, it is possible, we will talk about the disease.

Symptoms and causes of pain in the back. Who to ask for help?


The main symptom of the disease is called aching pain in the back, which are accompanied by the crunch spinal position, the feeling of discomfort. Subsequently, occurs the feeling of numbness in the local damage to the spine, the movements become mobility, pain is able to become stronger when you lift weights, when a person sneezes, coughs or makes any sudden movements. "Rapiente", acute pain and occurs due to contractions of the nerve roots of the disc in the spinal column. A man can feel the pain of a few minutes up to several days. If osteocondrose smote in the chest department of the vertebral column, the person begins to hurt the heart, they often fail to identify the cause, suspecting not osteocondrose, and is the disease, such as angina pectoris.

When pain due to degenerative disc disease enters into the permanent table, it becomes chronic, the man constantly experiences fatigue, he all the time wants to lie down to rest, he doesn't get the time to sit or stand.

From four people, feeling pain in the spine, three of them have due to degenerative disc disease. With age, the vertebral column of our wear-more, therefore, half of the population of the planet, with more than 30 years, the patient by the disease!

If your suspicions have fallen on osteocondrose, your task is to go to the consultation with the neurologist. You will make instant recommendations of vitamins adjust nutrition and recommendations of gymnastic exercises healing. Today, in his power to plan and carry out the walk-in pool, since swimming is a wonderful lesson to keep your back in shape.

Hernias of the spine

intervertebral hernia

When the disease is still in the initial phase, the back occurs the dull pain when it tilts with a turn of the hand, when you sneeze, cough or pick up heavy objects. It is likely the occurrence of feeling weak in the legs. With the displacement of the unit of dull pain can become sharp, in some cases, it gives the rhythm, the buttock or thigh. The pain when hernias muscle occurs tension, which impair mobility. Considering, that the pain does not normally in any way and straighten up, it is not surprising that the posture of the disturbed patient.

According to the usual intervertebral hernias occur in people with over forty years of age, and this problem is not rare. If there was trauma, a hernia can be formed and the 40. That the person ages, the greater is the "settling down" your spine – vertebrae to come in contact with each other all more close, disks simulat and begin to act outside the bounds of the spine. From any division of the vertebral column may be surprised with the hernia, such as osteochondrosis.

If you suspect that you have-if the appearance of hernia, you should ask the podiatrist or neurologist. The most effective way to diagnose the intervertebral disc hernias believe computed tomography. The traditional method of treatment of hernias – a surgical operation, although it is not always justified.

Back pain pain in the spinal column in some situations, it may be a sign of compression fracture, which is possible in older people, who more than 60 years, this happens because of an increased fragility of the bones.

In rare cases, it is possible the emergence of pain as a consequence of the formation of tumors of the spinal column.

Intercostal neuralgia

Pain occurring in the framework of the ribs – the side, or on the back, and also on the back and the shoulder blades. The pain can be aching or sharp, burning or without cutting, you are able to occur over time, and may be present during the entire time. If the pain is acute, it is often felt as Rapiente in the heart.

Data symptoms are added yet and the redness of the skin or pallor, excessive sweating, sensation of spasms in some muscles.

When intercostal neuralgia occurs irritation, pinching, tighten the intercostal nerves. In the place where captured, and the nerve is damaged, the person may feel numbness of the skin of the integument.

Recognize this disease is not easy, after all, he is able to disguise itself under the other diseases, because your task is to resort to a therapist, and details to tell your symptoms. You will be assigned to the investigation, that help define the diagnosis, as the treatment for intercostal neuralgia prescribe ointments, remove pain, vitamin b complex, nulla, physiotherapy...

Kidney disease

Aching pain usually accompanied by kidney diseases. During exercise, when the man who is standing or sitting – in such situations, the pain can appear, however, when you lie down, the pain of "loosing". Of course, the pain in the back are added, and other symptoms of kidney disease: high temperature, a frequent need to urinate, dark urine, abdominal pain.

Kidney problems can give pain not only in the back, but in the thoracic, nor looked amazing. The fact is that such sensations can cause sand or stones in the kidneys, the entry of infection, the inflammatory process and "wandering kidney" (also called "down reflect this, as the rim" — the disease nephroptosis, characterized by a displacement of the rim with your place).

the back pain due to kidney

When the pain in the back are added, and other symptoms of kidney disease, your task closer to the same time, spending for consultation with a medical doctor-the urologist, what to recommend to start doing the ultrasound and keep your diet: completely remove the alcohol, acute and salty foods and limit the exercise. In addition it will be necessary to increase the number of drink during the day with pure water or fruit drinks. Advise you drink and special decoction of diuretic herbs (bearberry, leaves, lingon).

Diseases of the gastrointestinal

In the area of the waist (at the lumbar superior and inferior to the thoracic vertebrae) may occur pain in gastric ulcer. In this disease, the back pain appears at night or on an empty stomach and then eat.

Gastritis can also cause back pain. In the stomach, the pain may not be felt, but the feeling of emptiness, as if the man was long since he ate. Muscle pain in the back appear on the left side.

The pain in the back, as a consequence of problems with bowel route possible, along with symptoms such as stool, sensation of flatulence, increased flatulence.

If the cause of the back pain – stomach problems, you should cure it, rather than trying to eliminate the pain. Go to get the gastroenterologist and do all the required tests. Adhere to a diet, to eliminate smoked, sharp and dishes are fried and eat more often, avoiding long intervals between one meal. You can, of course, take a course of massage to eliminate the pain in the back, however, when the patient's stomach they after some time come back.

Gynecological diseases

The lower back pain in women often occurs because of problems with gynecology. Appears she in the lower back and, sometimes, gives in the butt. For the rest of the symptoms of the problems of gynecology relate to: specific selection, the bad smell, menstrual problems, and Dr.

Diseases of female genital mutilation, can cause back pain: the the inflammatory process in the ovaries, dysmenorrhea (inflammation of the lining of the uterus), a variety of infections and tumors.

If you suspect that you have problems with gynecology, go for consultation to a specialist and do an ultrasound. You will be assigned the corresponding diagnosis treatment and it is recommended to avoid hypothermia and overheating (not worth enjoy the sauna and taking a hot bath), to not provoke an inflammatory process.

The diagnosis of back pain

  • The more "popular" back pain is called aching low back pain. She can talk about hernia, or protrusion, on the problems with the gynecology or the kidneys.
  • The most dangerous is considered to be the pain the thoracic spine, it and more unpredictable. The cause of so much pain is a serious health problem, from a heart attack, ending with the tumor.
  • The more difficult it can be to the treatment of pain in the lumbar region, giving in the leg.

Back pain is when:

  • osteocondrose,
  • intervertebral disc hernias,
  • pain sciatica.

When sciatica pain excruciating pain, is as deaf and acute. According to his usual painful discomfort appears with one side of the body, can be in the leg, calf, thigh, buttock. If the person cough, change of position of the body, the foot, the pain becomes more strong. The pain may appear a burning sensation, numbness, itching, tingling or "chills".

The acute pain in the back happens when:

  • the offset disk of the spinal column, by reason of degenerative disease of the disk, deviation of weight lifting, when dislocation or fracture of the spinal column and also due to an operation on the spinal position;
  • the fall, jerky movements, muscle traction, hypothermia;
  • lumbago, normally, this is typical of who does the physical work. After a few days of acute pain usually disappears, although it can last up to three weeks;
  • renal colic, the strong feeling of pain appears not only in the back, but in your stomach, your feel, sometimes, and in the genitals;
  • problems with the urinary system, pain occurs in the lower part of the back and belly, the same temperature of the body becomes high;
  • lung disease, the pain occurs not only in the back, but under the scapula and in the chest. May increase during coughing, the man feels generally unwell and has a high temperature.

Complaining of lower back pain happen when:

  • inflammation of the muscles of the waist, myositis (inflammation of skeletal muscle). These sensations appear as a result of cold or over-voltage. In place of injuries to muscles get hard, and when the voltage hurt even more. Although this pain aching quite a long time, she is not strong and does not cause special discomfort.

The chronic pain in the back occurs when:

  • spondylosis (so they call the bone expansion on the edges of the vertebral bodies, which resembles the peaks). The excruciating pain, many times related symptoms of numbness, weakness in the legs. When the defeat cervical pain occurs in the back of the head, the shoulders, when the person turns the head;
  • disease Spondylitis, oncology, osteomyelitis, problems with the exchange of substances.

The pain, giving it to the left or the right leg, occurs when:

  • inflammation of the sciatic nerve, the pain felt in the sacrum and lumbar region, the back of the thigh or the buttock, foot, or leg, along with tingling sensation and numbness muscle.
the prevention of back pain

The prevention of back pain

To not feel discomfort in the back region, you must follow these rules:

  1. And walk correctly, do not stoop and do not stretch the neck, keeping the back exactly.
  1. He feels, based on the back of the chair, the feet reliqua on the floor and not to fill one leg over the other. If you have the time to sit back, put your feet in a small bank, they level should be above the hips. Stand up from time to time and knead the muscles, do some light exercises to the exercise, change your posture.
  1. Properly lift gravity, without any sudden movements: first, we sit down, we pick up a heavy object, and then stand with your back straight.
  1. Sleep correctly in a semi-independent bed, lying on his side.
  1. Enough download your body physically, regularly, do exercises, strengthen the muscles of the back and stomach. If there are serious problems with the spine, before any complex exercises, you should consult with an expert.

Of all the physical activities, swimming is considered to be the most optimal to the spine health.

If you set a goal to get rid of back pain, the movement must be present in your life on a regular basis. Walk, use public transport, looking to pick us up, go up the stairs, ignoring the elevator. Also eat a properly and balanced way, think about the positive (for a start, stop watching the news and "devastating" transfer of tv). All of these simple changes in your behavior are able to significantly improve the state of your spine.

God bless you!