Back pain can be caused by an injury, ligament sprain, or can be due to a chronic pain condition. No matter the cause, here are the prevention tips, and traditional and alternative treatments for this nagging pain.
The use of anticonvulsant drugs like gabapentin, topiramate, and pregabalin to treat chronic low back has significantly increased in recent years – as much as 535 percent – even though there’s limited research supporting this practice.
Compared to those who see a physical therapist later or not at all, people with low back pain who have physical therapy first generally have a more favorable outcome.
Speaking to a counselor may motivate patients to more actively participate in recovery from back surgery.
In some patients, facet joint injections can be an effective first-line treatment for fractures in the vertebrae, eliminating the need for surgery.