Ankylosing Spondylitis - Back Problems And Injuries
Many people, have to faced with minor problems with your back. The movement of our body is not in itself creates problems, but because of everyday wear and tear; exhaustion or injuries begin to show the symptoms. Back problems and injuries often occur during sports or recreational activities, work-related tasks or chores.
Backache can provoke the problem in all departments - from neck to tailbone.
To the back are
Bones and joints of the spine (the spine).
Discs that separate the vertebrae and soften shocks and vibrations of your body in motion.
The muscles and ligaments that hold the spine.
Back injury - Is the most common cause of back pain. Injuries often occur when performing unusual for the muscles of your back exercise, such as weight lifting, or carrying out various jobs around the house.
Non-material injury may also occur due to fast walking, jumping, low incidence or excessive bending of the spine. Severe injuries back may be the result of car accidents, falls from great heights, direct blows to the back or temechko, a strong fall in the buttocks, or penetrating injuries, such as, for example, stab wounds.
Back pain often arise because of injury of one or more sections of the back, but not only injury is the cause of pain. Some people are more prone to back problems than others. Among the factors that increase your risk, Emit the age factor, a genetic predisposition to pain in his back, mostly sedentary lifestyle, weight lifting or the presence of degenerative diseases, such as, for example, osteoporosis. Although more back problems occur in adults aged 20 to 50 years They can also be observed and children under 20 years and in adults older than 50 years, with the rise of these problems are serious reasons.
Sudden (severe) injury
Pain from trauma may be sudden and severe. Soon after the injury may appear bruised, bruises and swelling. The pain resulting from severe injuries are typically not more than six weeks. Strengths injury include Bruising and damage to the ligaments and muscles of the back, for example, sprain or crick.
Fracture or dislocation of the spine. Injuries of this kind can cause damage to the spinal cord, which can lead to permanent paralysis. To reduce the risk of permanent paralysis is very important to ensure complete immobility of the affected and the right to transport.
Rupture disk. If the gap is large enough, jelly-like fluid found inside the disc, may go beyond the cavity (herniate) and cause compression of the nerve.
Compression / compression of nerve roots in the lower spine (cauda equina syndrome).
Injuries and damage arising from overload or stereotyped movements
You may not remember some injuries, especially if their symptoms began to show you gradually or when performing daily loads. In most cases, these injuries occur because of improper turning or incorrect body posture, with weight lifting .Due to improper standing, sitting, walking improperly, or even because of improper body position during sleep. Symptoms can manifest as pain, muscle spasms and rigidity / stiffness. Often the pain is within 4 weeks without treatment.
Back problems may arise not only because of injuries.
Back pain can trigger diseases that weaken the spine, for example, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, spinal stenosis Or deforming osteodystrophy (Pagets disease). These diseases are characterized mainly for the elderly. Tumors or infections develop in the spine, in rare cases.
In some diseases, the pain may spread to the region back from other parts of the body (conductor pain). Many diseases that can trigger back pain, not associated with the bones, joints, muscles or ligaments of the back.
Deformation of the spine, for example, scoliosis, Kyphosis (kyphosis osteohondropatichesky disease Sheyermanna Mau) -12, and spondylolisthesis can cause back pain.
Chronic pain resulting from trauma or degenerative diseases of age, can cause back pain.
In most cases, back pain calms down and goes away by itself within 1-4 weeks. Often treated at home can help alleviate back pain, resulting from minor injuries. Usually the decision to continue the usual for you active lifestyle with a healthy back - this is the right decision. Do not lift heavy objects or perform vigorous activities that might aggravate your back problems.
Other therapeutic interventions aimed at addressing the problems with your back, include first aid measures, physiotherapy, manual therapy (eg, chiropractic), medicine, in some cases, surgery. The course of treatment depends on
Places, type and severity of injury.
Age of the victim, the state of his health and active
lifestyle (work, sports, hobbies).
by: Mark ClaysonAbout the Author:It is important to know that Ankylosing Spondylitis is a chronic, or life long disease and that the severity of AS has nothing to do with age or gender.Please visit the following sections for more information: Treatment Of Ankylosing Spondylitis Ankylosing Spondylitis Guide