Loins - the lower part of the back of the person within from the coccyx to the ribs. In the area of the sacrum is a large number of nerve endings, highly sensitive to impact from the outside, and to the manifestation of certain diseases. Many people have experienced pain in this area, because sometimes it is enough to stand or sit a while in an uncomfortable position, to ill back. However, sharp, severe pain usually signals the beginning of any disease, so it is important to know what to do in this case.

Causes of lower back pain

- osteochondrosis, osteoporosis, arthritis and the like;
the tumor, the localization of which are vertebrae;
- infectious diseases;
- a stroke.

Acute pain is most often caused by muscle strain, spinal fracture or displacement of the intervertebral discs. This person not only feels pain, but can not change the position of the body, its mobility is limited. Also severe pain in the lower back can be associated with epidural abscess is a severe disease that requires immediate diagnosis and treatment.

What to do

The first step is not to self-medicate and consult a doctor. If the pain is severe, call an ambulance. You can seek the advice of a chiropractor, but only after examination by specialists and going through all the diagnostic procedures – x-rays, MRI and the like. Depending on the severity of the patient's condition, he may be confined to bed rest, and it is desirable that the surface on which it will spend most of the time, was hard and smooth. Additionally, you can treat the lumbar region ointments and gels, are able to numb the pain, remove the inflammation and to warm the subcutaneous tissue. For this purpose, suitable Fastum gel, Ketonal, Ferropede, Nise gel and Dalgaon.

When severe back pain prescribe non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that can numb the pain and reduce inflammation. These include Ketoprofen, Nimesulid, Piroxicam, Ibuprofen and others. Once stabiliziruemost the General condition and improved well-being, are recommended to undergo a course of physiotherapy. We are talking about magnetic therapy, electrophoresis, phonophoresis, as well as massage and physical therapy that will help relieve muscle tension, improve blood circulation and stop the inflammation in the lumbar.