It is a common painful condition affecting the lower portion of the spine and mainly
affects muscles, nerves and bones in the spinal area.
Lumbago is caused by spinal degeneration and injury and strain to muscles or tendons
in the back.
It can come suddenly and gradually. Sometimes pain occurs after a specific event like
bending to pick something up.
Pain may be sharp or dull and achy.
In case of sciatica, it may radiate to the bottom or down the back of legs.
Stiffness in back.
To stand up straight is a challenge for many persons with back discomfort.
Muscle aching, shooting, burning and stabbing sensation.
Whenever you bend, twist, raise, stand, or walk, it may get worse.
There are several causes of lumbago:-
MUSCLE OR LIGAMENT STRAIN:-Frequent heavy lifting or an abrupt painful
movement might strain the back muscles and spinal ligaments.
BULGING OR RUPTURED DISKS:- the soft material inside the disk can bulge or
rupture and press on a nerve. Disk disease is often found on the spine X-RAY, CT
SCANS OR MRI’S.
ARTHRITIS:- osteoarthritis can affect the lower back. In some cases, arthritis in the
spine can lead to a narrowing of space around the spinal cord, a condition called spinal
SITTING OR STANDING FOR LONG PERIOD.
OSTEOPOROSIS:- If the bones become porous and fragile, the spine’s vertebrae may
suffer excruciating breakage.
AGE:- it is common in 30-40 age.
EXCESS WEIGHT:- The back is subjected to additional strain due to excess body
LACK OF EXERCISE.
DISEASE like arthritis and cancer.
PSYCHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS:- anxiety, stress causes muscle tension.
EXERCISE:- regular low impact aerobic activities- those that don’t strain the v=back can
increase strength and allow the muscle to work better.
BUILD MUSCLE STRENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY.
MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT.
When moving, the neck feels painfully tense and inflexible.
Pain and stiffness in the small of the back, better by motion or lying on
something hard, worse when sitting.
Constrictive backaches are relieved best by applying firm pressure or bending
It is indicated when the pain is worse on initial movement and improves with
Cold, damp weather exacerbates aches and stiffness; warm treatments provide relief.
Pain in the very back that feels worse when standing up from a sitting
position and worse when standing up from a sitting position and worse
from stooping . The pain may extend to the hip along with sacrum back.
It is indicated in people with low back pain who also have a tendency
toward venous congestion and haemorrhoids. Intense stiffness in the
sacrum and hip region along with the pain.
When external application of heat relieves the pain , mag phos is indicated
The pain may be acute and chronic.
There is cramping pain in the muscles of the back.
The pain may radiate from the back pain to the legs.
Back pain arises from falls blows of both recent and remote origin.
People have sore, bruised pain in the back as after being beaten.
Lameness in the back.
Injuries either acute or chronic.
This is indicated medicine for back pain. Mainly when all complaints are worse by
Rest brings relief.
Walking also worsens back pain.
It is also indicated for back pain that becomes more severe with stooping and standing.