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Most will at some point in their life experience to have back problems, but in most cases the problem disappears without treatment. In most cases, the diseases of the spine localized to lænde or neck region, and it is characteristic that back problems have a variable course. In the event of a prolonged back pain could go doctors who can examine the entire body and may. refer to X-ray or MRI scan.


Back problems constitute a major socio-economic costs due to sick leave, why it is extremely important to make a preventive approach.


Treatment at home

In cases of mild to moderate back pain, it is important not to lie in bed for longer than 1-2 days, but moving and using their backs until the pain threshold. You can supplement with a pain killer, to be able to move and to avoid over-excitement in the muscles. Muscle pain could be relieved by warm pillow treatment. When the pain decreases, you should slowly begin to make rygøvelser and udspændingsøvelser. By addressing a physiotherapist can


It is important to make a preventive effort to avoid back problems. You have to think about having the correct working position, which will not encumber their backs. Also be sure to have varying posture, since repetitive work burden on their backs more. Many come back problems after having experienced a bad lift, so the correct lifting techniques, where heavy objects are kept inside the body and legs when doing the primary work is important. Exercise and træningsøvelser each

Consideration by the doctor

For longer-lasting and very painful back problems should seek medical advice. When back problems with muscle paralysis, touch and / or force reductions in the legs, and affected by bladder function and stool check, you should always consult a doctor. The doctor examines the dorsal bones and muscles for tenderness. Similarly, the doctor looks at the dorsal position and movement in all directions. In addition, it will also be examined for touch and power disruptions in the leg in order to examine whether the nerves are affected.


In the event of sustained great pain and neurological effects have doctor allowed to refer to X-ray or a CT or MRI scan and further explanation from a Rheumatologist (specialist in joint diseases), a neuro-surgeon or a ortopædkirurg. In addition, the physician may refer to physical therapy and chiropractic. If there is inflammation in joints or suspected cancer, your doctor may also take blood samples.





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