We were not built to sit on a chair all day long. Back pain is one of the most common causes of pain and aches. Back problems can occur for various reasons, but often it comes with the years, due to accidents, falls, or an inactive life with poor posture and weak muscles.
Sciatica - Lower back pain that radiates
What is sciatica?
The sciatic nerve runs from the spine at hip level down to the feet and can be irritated or pinched. The pain is usually in the lower back and radiates mainly down to the legs, sometimes it can cause numbness and muscle weakness.
How to treat and prevent muscular sciatica?
Acute back pain - Flashing pain in the lumbar spine
What is acute back pain?
Acute back pain is a sudden severe pain in the lumbar spine where the back has become “locked”, cramping muscles and severely reduced mobility. Sometimes you also experience radiant pain down the leg = lumbago sciatica.
How to treat and prevent acute back pain?
Muscle contracture - Stiff neck
What is a stiff neck?
Cramping, pain and/or stiffness that make it difficult for you to move your head.
How to treat and prevent a stiff neck?
TENS-EMS Electro Therapy is great to relieve pain. Stay active and exercise regularly stretching your muscles so they are not too tight.
Lumbago - Lower back pain
What is lumbago?
The most common type of back pain is pain in the lower back, lumbago. It often begins with a weak, gradually increasing pain and a feeling of tiredness.
How to treat and prevent lumbago back pain?
Use our Balance Ergonomic Seat to strengthen the body while you do other things.
Herniated disc - Pain that radiates to the legs
What is a herniated disc?
Disc herniation is due to part of the contents of the disc being squeezed out, and then nerves get pinched. The pain can be very strong and take over life.
How to treat and prevent herniated discs?
Put cold on your back to reduce swelling and pain, such as the Cold Gel Roll-On. Disc herniation may need to be operated on so a doctor should always be contacted.