Many would argue that back pain is inevitable and for some it becomes a sudden reality. Bending over to pick up a piece of paper, moving furniture, or reaching for something in the car's back seat; one of these scenarios may sound familiar to you. At home or at work, you need to know what to do when a sudden attack of back pain occurs. Fortunately, most back pain will get better naturally. But in order to improve your chances of recovery and to save yourself a trip to your doctor's office, you need to learn some first aid for back pain.
Those of you familiar with life-saving first aid remember the ABC's (Airway, Breathing, and Circulation). Let's apply the ABC's to your back; "A" for arrest the offending activity, "B" for balance the pressure, "C" for control the inflammation. With the ABC's for sudden back pain, you can quickly recover from a sudden back pain attack.
Let's go back to the scenarios: bending, lifting, and twisting (the BLT's). All of these activiti...
Dislocating a hip is painful, but treatment can help. The doctor will put the patient to sleep and move the joint back in place. Sometimes the same hip dislocates more than once. There are three directions a hip can go: forward (anterior), sideways (lateral), or backwards (posterior). Repeated dislocations can be a painful problem for the patient. Even when no pain is present, there's a worry that the joint will dislocate and the leg will give away without notice. This is the first report of a recurring hip dislocation solved by an operation called a periacetabular osteotomy. "Osteotomy" means to cut through the bone. In this operation, the doctor cuts around the hip socket (acetabulum) and aims the socket in a new direction. The new position holds the ball at the top of the thighbone in the joint. This case is unusual. The patient had nine past anterior dislocations of the same hip. She'd had one operation to repair the problem, but it didn't work. This 35-year old woman was unique in t...
Hi good day sir/mam, I've been experiencing this pain a while now. My jaw and head hurts but only On the left side. For instance if I bend down with my head facing downwards and raise back up it pains a lot for a minute or two then slightly easier to bear with. My mother suffers with high blood pressure but there isn't any other sicknesses that I know of in the family. So can you provide me with an explanation on why this is happening to me please, i'll be very thankful. Have a blessed day! Aaron.
Two things you said might indicate Migraine:
the pain being on one side and
the pain worsening when you bend down.
Take a look at Anatomy of a Migraine for more information on the possible phases of a Migraine attack and the potential symptoms.
That said, what you describe could be any number of issues. There's simply no way for anyone to explain why this is happening...
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