Handling For Hunchbacks When Walking?
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Regarding complaints of back pain and pain in the waist and pelvis, it can be caused by various factors, one of which is poor posture when doing activities whether sitting, standing, walking, etc., besides that it can also be caused by lifting heavy loads too often, incorrect position when carrying or lifting items, excessive stretching, and poor repetitive body movements. This complaint is indeed quite often experienced by many people, especially elderly people, back pain can be experienced from the neck area down to the waist. The causes of back pain also vary depending on where the back pain originates, such as frozen shoulder (stiffness in the shoulder), sciatica (pain due to irritation and pressure on the sciatic nerve in the lower back), whiplash (injury to the neck due to impact), ankylosing spondylitis (chronic inflammation of the spinal area), etc.
The way to treat back pain also varies depending on each of the causes of the pain, several things you can do as initial treatment include: staying active, such as exercising because the body that is not physically trained in the long term can have a negative impact on the back, changing your lifestyle and poor movement habits and posture, positioning the body while sleeping properly, taking pain relievers such as paracetamol and ibuprofen, taking additional vitamin supplements such as vitamin B12 which are believed to help regenerate nerves, physiotherapy, and manage stress properly. In addition to the therapies that have been mentioned above, there are also surgical options for therapy, but this therapy can be chosen as the last option if the pain is getting worse and is felt continuously until it is very disturbing in activities and even sleep.
And regarding the condition of the body that is bent or in medical terms also known as kyphosis is a condition in which the spine / spine curves forward. The contributing factors can be due to many things, such as:
- age, generally due to osteoporosis so that the spine weakens and tends to curve.
- abnormal spine shape
- injury to the spine
- bad posture, such as a bent sitting position and the habit of carrying heavy objects can cause muscles and ligaments to stretch so that the spine tends to curve
- Marfan's syndrome
- other medical conditions.
Some of the treatments for the hunchback that can be done include providing back support to improve posture, physical exercises to strengthen muscles, improve muscles, increase flexibility, and relieve back pain. In addition, elderly patients can also consume bone strengthening drugs to treat osteoporosis. Other treatments can be done with surgery even though the risks are also great.
It is better if the pain in the back area does not improve or gets worse or is accompanied by several other symptoms such as tingling or weakness on one side of the body, a lump appears in the back area, etc. You should immediately see a doctor to find out the exact cause and get it. consultation regarding perceived complaints. In addition, the doctor can also check the condition of your spine which is felt to be bent and can carry out appropriate treatment.
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