Pain in the upper, middle, and lower back, coming from structures in the back like muscles, nerves, bones or ligaments is known as back pain or backache.
Pain if there for a short duration is known as acute pain and if the pain remains for more than three months, then it comes under chronic pain. Back pain is the second most common illness which people come for treatment after a cold and cough. Factors such as modern life-style, sedentary habits, lack of exercise or physical work, improper working time and posture or patterns associated with emotional stress and strains, which bring about spasm of the muscles, and causes backache.
Younger generations are also suffering from backache which was earlier associated only with the elder generation.
Types of Back-pain:
Back pain is divided into 3 types depending upon its location:
- Upper back pain – It involves cervical and thoracic spine
- Middle back pain – It involves the dorsal spine
- Lower back pain – Affecting the lumbosacral spine, this is the most common type of back pain, also known as lumbago.
Causes of Back-pain:
- Trauma – Acute or Chronic aggravated by heavy lifting, sudden jerks, fall.
- Vitamin D3 and Calcium deficiency
- During Pregnancy or After Delivery
- Chronic Depression can lead to poor muscle tone and backache
- Any acute condition
- Degeneration of vertebral column – Cervical Spondylitis, Lumbar Spondylitis, Disc Herniation.
- Localized or Focal infections of the spine.
- Tumors of spine
- Congenital conditions – Defect in spine curvature, spina bifida.
Homeopathic Treatment for Backpain:
Rhus Tox is one of the top homeopathic medicine for Back Pain which arises because of muscle straining, lifting heavy weights, overstretching. Complaints aggravate by rest and better by walking and motion.
Bryonia is the medicine for back pain that has symptoms opposite to Rhus Tox i.e. Pain worse by slightest motion and better by rest. The patient is very irritable and does not like to be touched. One of the best medicine for Lumbar Spondylitis. Also indicated warmth makes the pain worse and cold application feels better.
There is stiffness between the shoulders, dull pain in the neck. Sciatica with numbness, contraction of tendons, unsteady walking. Pain is worse when the climate is dry and better when the climate is cloudy and rainy weather. The muscles in the legs feel tight, sore contracted with restlessness at night. Useful for Cervical Spondylitis.
Arnica Montana is the best medicine useful for back pain arising from injury, fall blow. Sore lame bruised feeling as if the person in beaten. Useful for both acute and Chronic Backpain.
One of the best medicine for acute backpain which arises from improper posture. The back seems too weak to support the body. Numbness of lower limbs. Pain worse from movement or exertion; Typically pain in spots. Pain gets worsened when thinking of them.
It is best to see a homeopathic physician for back pain. The doctor will examine your condition, get to the root cause, do proper case analysis and prescribe you the medicines. Dr.Vaseem Choudhary is the Best Homeopathic Doctor for Back pain. For more details Get in touch with Dr.Vaseem Choudhary or Visit Homeo Care Clinic in Hadapsar, Pune.