Centro de la columna Vertebral: November 12th, 2019
Does your back hurt? Your waist? Have you asked yourself: how do I know if I suffer from lumbago?
It is very common for Mexicans to have a problem of this type. In fact, up to 94 % of the population has this discomfort at some point in their lives.
The lumbar area covers from the back to the waist, and when there is presence of pain that goes to the buttocks and thighs and that intensifies when bending down or getting up, we are dealing with lumbago.
It is common for pain to appear after great effort with inadequate posture, for example, carrying things without protection or doing a bad technique when exercising. It can also happen after a hit or a fall.
Even though lumbago appears suddenly, with age and obesity the problems get worse. Take note of the following risk factors:
All of this increases the risk of suffering from lumbago and if it is not treated properly it can cause long periods of disability.
The Mexican Social Security Institute (IMMS) recommends that you learn to take care of your back and advises that exercise and healthy eating are the basis for strengthening your spine.
Under the observation of a specialist you will be able to know the seriousness of your problem. The doctor will ask questions, explore and if necessary will run some laboratory and imaging tests.
At theCentro de la Columna Vertebral we have a comprehensive, safe and effective treatment for ailments affecting the back (or spinal column). Go to your nearest Centro and ask for an evaluation with our health professionals.