Each of us has an 80 per cent risk of having back pain at some point in time. The good news – there’s a lot that we can do to help ourselves and stay free of back troubles.In fact, most backaches can be prevented by bending and lifting correctly. Also by,
- Improving your postures
- Performing regular exercises and
- Losing any excess weight.
The key to recovery from any back injury is prompt diagnosis and treatment -Which may include pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Paracetamol, etc.
We explain the most prevalent types of back pain, their causes and treatments, and how to avoid or minimise backache.