Backache which is commonly called back pain is a kind of pain that is felt in the lumbar region of the back, and is usually a result of the strain of a muscle or ligament. It is widely experienced by a lot of persons and it forms a major complaint of illness.
Back pain is oftentimes felt by people frequently, depending on the nature of their jobs, and it is one of the leading causes of disability all over the world. Back pain can be caused by a range of factors which majorly includes strain, structural problems of the body, movement or posture. Factors under strain include strained muscles or ligaments, muscle spasm, injuries, fractures, or falls.
Structural problems that can cause back pain include arthritis, osteoporosis, kidney problems, sciatica, abnormal spine curvature. Factors associated with movement or posture include twisting, coughing or sneezing, muscle tension, standing or sitting for long periods, bending awkwardly, over-stretching. Other risk factors that can cause severe backache are pregnancy, a sedentary lifestyle, obesity, old age, smoking, poor physical fitness, and genetic factors.
Symptoms of backache include swelling on the back, persistent back pain that is not relieved by resting, urinary incontinence, difficulty urinating, fever, weight loss.
Homeopathy is an outstanding remedy that is well known for the treatment of pain. Therefore, in a bid to use the homeopathic remedy in treating backache, the degree of pain along other symptoms should be adequately considered because using this treatment modality is likely to relieve symptoms of back pain.