The spine is the central axis in the body, and it is the most important part of the body. It is the axial support structure on which the back and the rest of the body rest. It helps to stand, walk, and move in general. It connects the different parts of the skeleton together, as it carries the weight of the head, arms and trunk, and carries the human head as the highest part of the spine. The lower part of the spine is the place most susceptible to back pain, because it carries the entire trunk of the body. One of the most common diseases in the recent period, especially after the age of thirty, is back and neck pains.
Habits that cause back pain include:
-The main reason is the weakness of the muscles that support the spine.
-Carrying heavy objects the wrong way.
-Sitting and sleeping the wrong way.
-Obesity and overweight.
-Muscular tension, which results from sudden movements without preparing the body.
-Inactivity and lack of exercise.
-Vitamin D deficiency or osteoporosis.
-Sitting for long periods, many people are now sitting for long periods while working or studying.
It is necessary from time to time to take a break, and sometimes these pains end and go away in this way, but in some cases, the intervention of the doctor is required. The treatment of some cases consists in:…
*Medications (painkillers or medicines under the advice of a doctor).
*Surgery (in some cases, surgical intervention is required).
There are some tips that can be followed to avoid this pains: ---
-Not to sit too much and keep moving from time to time.
-Regular back exercises and stretching.
-Using water for treatment, such as making compresses or using water bladders.
-Maintain weight and reduce its increase.
Among the main causes of neck pains: ---
*Sitting and sleeping in the wrong way and using non-medical or uncomfortable sleeping pillows.
*Roughness in the vertebrae or herniated disc extending in pain to the arm and shoulder, and sometimes accompanied by numbness of the entire arm.
*Prolonged phone use.
For neck pain treatment: ---
Many neck pains respond to treatment through self-care for the body, it is possible with rest and following healthy methods, the pain ends, but sometimes it requires the intervention of a doctor, and it is possible with a change of lifestyle. However, if necessary, the doctor is referred to and medical or surgical treatments are followed, or according to each case and method of treatment, and sometimes-natural treatment if necessary.
Here are some tips and advice to relieve neck pains: ---
*Sleep and sit on comfortable or medical pillows.
*Losing excess weight that affects the spine.
*Avoid sleeping on the stomach.
*Avoid doing activities such as carrying heavy weights or sudden wrong movements.
*Do exercises for the neck at home.
*Warm and cold compresses.
*Sleeping and sitting by taking a suitable position for the body.