What’s Hurting Where?
Monday, July 30, 2018
It is rather common to hear someone incessantly complain about back pain. We are currently living in a society that many belonging people tend to spend almost 8 hours of their days sitting in front of computers or a desk which often cause them to lean over their desk the whole time. This, also true for people who constantly daily go through heavy lifting of some heavy weights and burdens on a daily basis or any other kind of activities that can be the cause of back pains, neck pains, and even pains in other parts of the body. Below are some common recorded symptoms of those experiencing a wearing down or injury of the neck or back.
While this can seem like the most common pain complaint mostly among Americans, it is useful to know when a visit to the doctor is warranted or required for sure. Acute pain is generally what most patients and people both experience, as it describes a sharp pain that gets better with rest and relaxation and can aggravate from constant exertion. Chronic pain on the other hand is known to be an almost lifetime impact, can be more troublesome over time as well as difficult to cope with. Acute pain can appear for any number of reasons such as sports-related accidents, constantly maintaining poor posture, carrying a heavier backpack or carrying a rather heavy package in an inappropriate manner.
The pain that originates in the cervical part of the spine which is also commonly known as the neck is known as neck pain. This, much like other back pains, can be either acute or chronic. If the discs in your neck deteriorate too much over time, you can develop slipped discs, spinal stenosis, or bone spurs. It is wise to go see your doctor if you are experiencing any sort of neck pain that does not get better within 72 hours.
Many patients have been recorded as experiencing pain in their arms, they usually do not realize that the source of the pain could be the spine or their heart in some cases. There is also a chance that the cervical spine could be projecting this pain, numbness, or tingling in the arms to signify that their is a problem that would become big soon if not handled with care and precision.
If you have any one of these symptoms, and they do not dissipate within 72 hours you would be advised to contact the experts.
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