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Back Pain

Amongst the various ailments that an individual may undergo in his or her life, back pain is one of the most common. Defined as pain occurring in any part of the back, back pain can occur at any time, can affect any individual and can be caused by several reasons.

Symptoms of Back Pain

Pain itself is one of the common symptoms of back pain. It is also associated with persistent aching or stiffness which can occur anywhere along the spine, right from the base of the neck to the tail bone.

In most cases, the pain occurs when engaged in certain tasks such as lifting heavy objects, indulging in strenuous activity, sitting or standing for a prolonged period.

It also occurs in the night or along with muscle spasms, affecting the ability to stand up straight.

Causes of Back Pain

Conditions that are commonly known to cause back pain include :

  • Bulging or ruptured discs in the spine
  • Muscle or ligament strain due to a sudden awkward movement or repeated heavy weightlifting
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Skeletal irregularities

 

How can we help?

At Apollo Clinic, we offer thorough and comprehensive diagnosis, as well as treatment of back pain.

In case over-the-counter medication, rest and relaxation as well as mild physiotherapy fails to show any improvement in your condition, our experts at Apollo Clinic recommend the following tests :

  • X-ray to help ensure the proper alignment of the bones in the back
  • MRI/CT Scans
  • Blood tests
  • Bone Scan to determine the presence of osteoporosis
  • Electromyography (EMG)

 

Apollo Support

As a part of our orthopaedic services at Apollo Clinic, we offer consultation and treatment with some of the most experienced and trained orthopaedic specialists in the country, along with offering the best-in-class infrastructure and equipment in order to ensure your freedom from any and every orthopaedic problems.

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