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Ligaments attach one bone to another. Sprains of ligament,
muscle strain, or a slipped disk could be the reasons for lower back
pain. Or, when you are trying to do an activity, which in fact you are
not capable of doing, say, lifting heavy objects and doing extra hard
work on a particular day- all this could be the reason for your lower
Many a time, the unbearable pain in the lower back comes out to be slip
disk. But what exactly is this slipped disk? When your bone under
pressure, leans on nerves, it is known as slipped disk.
Your immediate reaction to slip-disk is rest. Take rest
in proper place, after getting the oil massage done in an appropriate
manner. Oil massage for the slip disk is a specialized job and it needs
to be done by a trained hand.
Now let’s discuss the merits of some unfailing 'doctors.' Heating the
hurt area by rubber pad helps to relax painful muscle spasms. Keep it on
the affected part for 10 to 15 minutes at a time. Ice packs also give
you lots of relief.
When pain is unbearable, take some of the over the
counter medicines with the full understanding that, they are meant to be
just stopgap arrangements.
Watch your pain carefully. Its movement needs to be monitored. If it
goes below your knee and your leg, foot, groin or rectal area feel the
numbness, if you have fever, nausea or vomiting, you need to consult the
doctor immediately. Increasing weakness, sweating and loss of control
over going to the bathroom are not good indications as well. If your
pain is caused by an injury, whether it is normal or severe, and it does
not seem to get better, even after the lapse of 15-20 days, do rush to
the doctor. Don't relax on imaginings and conjectures. Try to know the
exact nature of your pain, by talking it over with your