Treatment of back pain in Cherkassy and Kropivnitskiy
According to WHO, neurological back pain is diagnosed in 70% of the adult population of developed countries. Neuropathologists attribute the increase in the number of registered diseases to a sedentary lifestyle, prolonged forced posture with short breaks, and lack of physical activity.
The gradual weakening and deformation of the muscle corset lead to atrophy of the ligaments and joints, curvature of the spinal column, pinching of the nerve roots and provoke acute or chronic back pain.
If the first unpleasant symptoms occur, you should make an appointment with the neurologist. Even mild soreness often indicates serious violations that can lead to dangerous consequences: up to a complete loss of motor activity.
Causes and symptoms
In addition to insufficient physical activity and age-related impairment of the musculoskeletal system, the causes of back pain may be the following:
- spinal cord traumas and injuries;
- genetic predisposition;
- overweight impeding the normal nutrition of tissues;
- unbalanced nutrition causing acute shortage of micro- and macronutrients;
- alcoholism suppressing the bone system.
It is important to understand that "back pain" is not a disease, but just a sign of neurological pathology. Morbidity can indicate osteochondrosis, radiculitis, lumbago, sciatica – only a qualified neurologist can make an accurate diagnosis.
In addition, back pain can also be associated with neurological lesions. For example, kidney inflammation is also accompanied by low back pain.
But only neurological pain is accompanied by the following symptoms:
- occurrence or intensification of pain during prolonged loading of the spine bone;
- dizziness, migraines;
- impaired hearing and vision;
- feeling of stuffiness (pressure sense) in the ears;
- insomnia affected by general undue fatiguability;
- memory impairment, impaired concentration, problems with learning;
- depression, decreased emotional background, irritability.
These signs should prompt an immediate appointment for admission to a neurologist for the accurate diagnosis of the pathology.
Neurological back pain is dangerous as it is caused by direct damage or dystrophy of nervous tissue and is reflected in the condition of the spinal cord. Insufficient nutrition of vertebral column causes partial loss of sensitivity, impairment of motor function, inhibition of respiratory, genitourinary systems. A patient may complain of limb numbness, tingling in the arms or legs, inability to fully straighten or take a particular body position.
The tasks of the neurologist are to diagnose and develop an effective treatment regimen. After clarifying the clinical picture and interviewing, a patient is referred for a series of tests. Blood and urine tests are performed, sometimes an MRI or CT scan is required. According to the test results, the general state of the nervous system, the degree of bone and nervous tissue dystrophy are specified.
Further treatment depends on the age and condition of the patient, his diagnosis. Anti-inflammatory agents, painkillers, general anti-inflammatory drugs, warming ointment to improve local blood supply can be prescribed. Manual therapy, sessions of medical and preventive physical exercises have a positive effect by medical prescription. The doctor makes a number of recommendations that allow you to take the load from the damaged spine region, strengthen the muscle corset, get rid of the curvature.
You can get an initial consultation and be cured of back pain with the help of a professional neurologist at “DoctorPRO” in Cherkassy and Kropivnitskiy.