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Diagram and Back Pain

May 24, 2008
You would wonder how Diagram and Back Pain are related. Sickness absence is universally caused and the most commonly caused by back pain. Back pain is not a serious illness but its very painful. Affecting more than 70% of human beings, 'Lumbago' (lower back pain) affects us at least once in a lifetime. Low back pain is a stiff pain starting from the back right from the bottom of the ribs up to the top of the legs. Lower back pain is a probable symptom of damage to muscles or ligaments.

Back pain also has special patters. It can be a sudden pain or it can be gradual, it may crop up sometimes or may persist, it's also known to show up at a particular time of the day. In order for your doctor to help make a proper diagnosis, the doctor should be aware of the particular type of pain and patterns so in order for the doctor to monitor your progress. The type of pain that you feel in your neck or back is a good indicator of the type of pain that is occurring in the spine.

Stabbing, burning or electrical type sensations down the one arm or leg could be caused by either an irritated nerve or also muscular sprain or also a ligament sprain, pain due to a stiff nerve could be caused by a postural problem or injury. The location of the pain may or may not have any importance to where the injury or damage is. In the case of an affected nerve pain travels down the arm or leg as it does in sciatica.

It is possible that the pain exists in more that one area of the body. This is where a diagram of the body or body diagram is useful to map and track the location of where the pain is as it changes or moves. As a matter of fact the diagram is the best way to communicate your symptoms and location of the pain accurately to your doctor.

The most common situation of seeking medical treatment arises because of back pain and neck pain. Some patients may experience back pain just once during their life times and for other patients back pain may be chronic occurrence throughout their lives.

Lumbar facet joints are bilateral because they have two joints per level. Joints decay due to ageing and may also cause back pain. Decaying joints also cause the joints to rub against each others surface and that could cause inflammation. This could further lead to joint decay and back pain. Muscular imbalances could also be a probable cause of a number of muscle, metabolic and postural dysfunctions and syndromes. Studies have shown that a high percentage of the population with pack pain suffer due to light muscles or muscular imbalances. If this condition is left untreated, it leads to degenerative spinal conditions. Excessive forces applied on the spinal joints, ligaments and discs due to over activity or under activity of the muscles causes' degenerative spine.

Studies in medical science have made great advances in increasing longevity and expanding the quality of life. Hence a specialist should be consulted specially a specialist in spine care. They are numerous specialists Orthopedic spine surgeons who have taken advanced training in treating spinal disorder, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, herniated disc, bulging discs, ruptured discs, vertebral fractures, deformity, tumor, infection and congenial abnormalities. They are special clinics, facilities and institutes that perform advanced tests and minimal invasive surgeries to correct such conditions. In a majority of the causes the treatments offered are simple and outpatient procedures that minimize stress and minimize bleeding of the patient drastically and also shorten recuperation duration.

A very useful diagnostic tool to determine the causes of back pain, location of back pain and patters is Diagram and Back pain - Diagram or body diagram or diagram or nervous system and spine. Doctors use the diagram and other various visual assessment methods and a questionnaire to come up with an exact diagnosis of back pain.
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