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Treatment options for lower back pain

In most cases, the lower back pain is the result of muscle strain and spasm and does not entail surgery.

To treat the pain, the following options may be adopted:

Bed rest for severe back pain.  This should not last longer than 2 to 3 days. Patients should get back to active life as soon as possible.

  1. Medications for severe back pain
  2. Exercise – effective in speeding up recovery and helping strengthen the muscles of the back and abdomen. It also helps reduce the risk of the back pain recurring.
  3. Lumbar corsets – helpful only in the work setting. Regular use could weaken spinal and abdominal muscles and delay recovery.

In most cases, the lower back pain is caused due to muscle strain and spasm and does not entail surgery.
To treat the pain, the following options may be adopted:

  1. Medications.
  2. Bed rest – although not recommended beyond 2 to 3 days. Patients should get back to active life as soon as possible.
  3. Exercise – effective in speeding up recovery and helping strengthen the muscles of the back and abdomen. It also helps reduce the risk of the back pain recurring.
  4. Lumbar corsets – helpful only in the work setting. Regular use could weaken spinal and abdominal muscles and delay recovery.

Surgery for lower back pain

Surgery is rarely indicated for isolated back pain. For back pain associated with any structural problem of the spine, surgery may prove beneficial. The type of surgery would depend on the cause for the back