Back Pain

Back pain is a painful and uncomfortable condition, common in people of all ages. Back pain is the result of how the bones muscles and ligaments connect and work with each other. Lower back pain results from abnormalities in the bony lumbar spine, vertebral disks, ligaments in the spinal region, pelvic organs etc. Upper back pain may be due to aorta, tumors or spine inflammation. HPFY brings to you an array of back pain relief products from top brands like FLA, Back-Huggar, Flexall and many more at attractive discounts. Take your pick today to avail these discounts!

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Major causes of Pack Pain include

  • Osteoporosis 
  • Strained muscles and ligaments 
  • Muscle spasms 
  • Improper lifts or lifting something beyond capacity 
  • Abrupt and awkward movements 
  • Ruptured disks  
  • Bulging disks  
  • Sciatica  
  • Arthritis  
  • Abnormal spinal curvature 
  • Sleep disorders  
  • Bad mattress  
  • Poor posture like a hunched sitting position while using computers  
  • Pushing something 
  • Pulling something 
  • Standing for long hours 
  • Bending down improperly 
  • Twisting 
  • Excessive Coughing or Sneezing 
  • Muscle tension 
  • Over-stretching 
  • Straining the neck forward 
  • Long driving sessions

Factors that contribute to Back Pain include

A mentally stressful job can contribute to stress that can lead to back pain. Pregnant women often experience back pain due to increase pressure on the lower spine. A sedentary lifestyle with little or no physical activity may lead to back pain. Anxiety, depression and obesity are some other factors that may increase the risk of back pain.

Back Pain may be

  • Acute that causes a mild pain usually during physical activities. Acute back pain lasts for less than 3 months. 

  • Chronic pain that lasts for longer than three months and indicate another underlying problem of the spine, disk or pelvic organs.

Treatments Options for Back Pain

Over the counter pain medications and topical pain relief ointments like ARI Medical Flexall 454 Maximum Strength Pain Relieving Gel can provide temporary relief from the pain. Taking rest is helpful but should not be more than a couple of days, too much rest can sometimes prove to be counterproductive and might worsen the pain. It is believed that TENS encourages the body to release endorphins that block pain signals to the brain helping in back pain relief. Anti-depressants can help if the patient is going through depression. Massage therapy can also reap good results in case of acute back pain but it must be carried out by professional therapists. A back brace like the Acu-Life 360 Degree Hot and Cold Back Therapy Brace or BioMedical BioKnit Full Back Conductive Vest can help in alignment of the spine while providing compression to reduce inflammation in the back and thereby reduce pain. Those people who work for longer periods in a chair must use lumbar support cushions like the Bodyline Back-Huggar Lumbar Support Cushion for proper support.