Back problems are a fairly common condition, affecting a large number of people around the world. It is believed that around 80% of the world’s population has suffered from a back-related condition . Being very common, the ailments in the lumbar area. In Spain this also affects the labor field, with back problems accounting for about 25% of the causes for which there are numerous absences from work in this country.
Only hypertension has more alarming figures than back pain
According to what was mentioned by the ‘Ministry of Health’ in its report on the national health system, it was concluded that hypertension is the disease that most affects the Spanish population. Finding right after this pathology, the health problems related to the back.
This has become a key issue to be addressed by numerous health specialists, due to the great impact it has on the population worldwide. Today, thanks to all the tools that technology offers us, we can find numerous doctors and experts on the internet for free online medical consultations . Treating health problems in a faster and more practical way.
How can back problems affect people’s quality of life?
As just mentioned, back problems, being quite frequent around the world, are a common problem for the majority of the population, with low back pain being the main condition. These conditions can appear especially after the age of 35 . And if left untreated, symptoms can worsen over time, affecting quality of life.
There are different types of characteristics or ‘signs’ that people with back conditions can present. Next, we will mention some of these ‘symptoms’ that affect the day to day of those who suffer from back problems:
- Trouble concentrating
- Irritability and bad mood problems.
It should be noted that many of the back problems tend to appear mainly due to poor posture when sitting . Also, the discomfort can appear due to some unfavorable positions for our back that are maintained frequently and for a long time.
On the other hand, by resting much of the weight of our body on the back, the pressure on its muscles increases , especially when we are standing. All this tends to cause ailments and conditions over time. This is why it is such a common problem that it affects a large part of the world’s population.
Regenerative medicine as a promising alternative to curing many health conditions
As the years go by, the world of medicine advances, offering us more and more practical and effective alternatives to treat numerous pathologies. As back problems are such an alarming factor worldwide, it has not escaped the scrutiny of specialists who seek timely solutions for these conditions.
Currently, regenerative medicine is a very viable alternative to treat various health conditions, especially of the back . As its name implies, what this type of medicine seeks is to ‘regenerate’ the tissues of the affected area. Seeking that there is a total recovery, where the treated area is functional again.
However, there are some cases where it is not so viable to apply this type of medicine because it is not very effective. An example may be a ‘canal stenosis’, where regenerative medicine would not be as effective due to the scenario in which the pathology is capable of presenting itself. Existing like this, many other cases where this option is not favorable.
However, it cannot be denied that regenerative medicine currently turns out to be an innovative proposal, a solution to avoid opting for other methods that may pose greater risks to our health. An example of these more aggressive and risky alternatives can be surgical interventions (in the case of back problems).
In addition, this type of medicine also offers a definitive solution to the problem, seeking the regeneration of cellular tissue . This process would leave the area to be treated fully functional, as if the health condition had not existed. For this reason, this type of medicine is becoming the main option over other traditional alternatives in force today.
Hello Readers, I am Nikki Bella a Psychology student. I have always been concerned about human behavior and the mental processes that lead us to act and think the way we do. My collaboration as an editor in the psychology area of Well Being Pole has allowed me to investigate further and expand my knowledge in the field of mental health; I have also acquired great knowledge about physical health and well-being, two fundamental bases that are directly related and are part of all mental health.