Everyone has experienced back pain at some point in their life. Sometimes it is as simple as twisting the wrong way or picking up something too heavy for you to move. Other times, pain comes from sports-related injuries, work-related activities, or herniated disc, turning into chronic back pain. As such, acute back pain can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks, while chronic back pain is defined as pain that has been with you for more than three months, and the pain doesn’t dissipate with treatment.

Aging plays a role in the development of chronic pain. Additionally, if you have reduced or a lack of regular physical activity, engage in repetitive tasks involving lifting, struggle with weight challenges, experience pregnancy, spend extended periods sitting or standing, deal with a herniated disc, or engage in long hours of driving, and maintain poor posture when sitting or standing, it can cause issues.

With a little rest and physiotherapy, the injury can be healed and you return to an active lifestyle. But what happens when the injury doesn’t heal, and you are left with a debilitating condition or worse, a chronic condition?  The last resort is an invasive operation to treat the problem, but in some cases, the surgery doesn’t help.  A back brace can reduce pain and healing is an effective back pain treatment.

Our product line of quality back braces from Germany are a highly professional piece of equipment to stem any symptoms that are afflicting you.

The braces we have to offer come with a soft and rigid component to provide support and elastic compression that stretches across the midsection. The combination offers support, pain relief, and increased mobility and the results are excellent when a back brace is worn for back pain treatment.

What causes back pain?

Back Pain Treatment for back pain and herniated discStrains to the back

Muscles or ligament strains are a common injury. Generally, they come from overwork or overindulgence of activities. Muscle spasms and muscle tension create unbearable pain when they occur, and the pain is debilitating.

If you have damaged any discs in your back, you will be in pain, full stop. Injuries, broken bones, or falls will cause a person to experience pain.

Activities that cause back pain

In a physical environment, they teach you the correct way to lift heavy objects. If you fail to use your legs to pick something up, you are putting significant stress on your back, leading to injuries.

Consequently, if you are trying to lift something that is too heavy for you to move, an injury will be the result. Abrupt movements, turns, or awkward posture when moving heavy objects will cause your back to become inflamed.

Problems with alignment and structure:

  • Ruptured discs
    Vertebrae and discs compose the spine to facilitate movement. If one or more discs are ruptured, pressure is placed on back nerves, and pain is the byproduct.
  • Bulging discs
    When your discs bulge, it creates the same problem as a ruptured disc. Pressure on back nerves equals pain.
  • Sciatica (herniated disc)
    This condition sends pain shooting down your back through your buttocks region and on to your legs. A herniated disc or a bulging disc that is pressing on back nerves creates shooting pain in your legs.

Chronic Back Pain Conditions

  • Arthritis
    Osteoarthritis is a risk for older people it attacks the joints in the lower back, hips, and other locations. Furthermore, when the condition makes its way to the spinal cord, it causes a narrowing, and that condition is called spinal stenosis.
  • Structural abnormalities in the curvature of the spine
    You must ensure the appropriate alignment of your spine; otherwise, you will observe an unusual curvature of your spine. The out of alignment spine creates pain – scoliosis and lordosis are two common afflictions.
  • If your spine is curved incorrectly – in the case of scoliosis – your spine is turned to the side. On the other hand, Lordosis is a curvature inward of your spine beyond the normal curvature. This condition arises in the neck or lower back area and causes great pain for a person in distress.
  • Osteoporosis
    Osteoporosis is a degenerative condition that affects our bones, causing them to become brittle and porous when the condition is getting progressively worse. The condition will affect the vertebrae in your back, and the result is compound fractures for your spine.
  • Kidneys
    An infection or the growth of kidney stones will create back pain.

Effective Chronic Back Pain Treatment Options

Credentialed, certified professionals are what you can expect when you bring your back problems to Care-Med, and they take care of you because they CARE! The devices they have to relieve your back pain are the best available on the market, and they promise long-lasting pain relief to lead a healthy, rich life.

For more than 13 years, your friends at Care-Med have been dealing with back problems, and the results of the products and advice they have provided has been excellent.

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