Pain in back is a very common condition which can happen in any age. No matter how young or old you are, back pain is so common that some people have it every now and then. There are different reasons for the back pain which makes people leave their work and halt their daily activities. To point any one reason behind the pain would be wrong as there are many causes for back pain.
The various factors that can lead to back pain are sedentary lifestyle, bad posture while sitting and standing, injuries by accidents, being overweight, fractures to the spine, muscle strain, ligament strain, lifting of heavy objects, improper lifting, lifting and twisting at the same time, prolonged sitting and standing, over-stretching, abrupt and awkward movements, abnormal curvature of the spine, bulging discs, ruptured discs, kidney infection, osteoporosis, arthritis, fungal or bacterial infection of the spine, narrowing of the spinal canal, sleep disorders, spine cancer, sciatica, slipped disc or herniated, etc.
Back pain can be both acute and chronic. Acute pain lasts for up to six weeks and fades away after a period of time. This is not a very serious concern but should not be ignored. It is often seen that we take it for granted; it can lead to complications and serious ramifications if not paid attention, at times. Chronic pain is a long term pain which stays for a longer period, even more than 3 months.
The best back pain doctor in Dwarka guides his patients about treating the back pain. To root out this pain, home remedies, medications, physiotherapy, drugs and painkillers, etc. are given to the patients by him. Surgical operations are also done in rare cases. For instance, if a patient has herniated disc, surgical procedure is carried out. Some of the surgeries done by the doctor at AUM Clinics, Dwarka and Columbia Asia Hospital, Gurugram are spinal fusion with bone grafts, artificial disk, removal of a small section of vertebra, discectomy, laminectomy, etc.
The treatment is entirely based on the symptoms shown by the patients. Some people might show mild symptoms which tends to go away with mere medications and medications. Some require physical therapies and painkillers along with exercises, while some of the cases are severe and require surgeries. Therefore, upon analyzing the symptoms and signs and knowing the causes for back pain , Dr. Arun Bhanot treats his patients.