Is your lower back threatening to fall apart?
Do you feel like the pain is eating away at your lower back?
1.) Left Lower Back Pain
Yes, pain in the left side of the back can be annoying. The persistent pain puts you through some very uncomfortable moments and is an impediment to work and even relaxation. Sometimes it is like you can not shift your position without accentuating the pain. Middle-aged and old people are more prone to it. Young people get it too, in some cases.
2.) Back Pain
A.) Back Spasms / Cramping
A pain that is hard to ignore may be result of a sudden contraction or spasms in the back. This condition, called muscle cramping. It can be left to its own devices and will disappear even without your noticing it. Hopefully, this will be the case for you. If not, then read on…
Injury to the area will, like any other body part, be source of pain. Children especially can injure themselves in ways unimaginable and left side lower back is not an exception. An accident, fall or a blow to the back may spread the pain to left side of the lower back. If you strain your back or caused a sprain to the ligaments, you will have pain.
C.) Herniated Disc
A herniated disc that has slipped from its position or ruptured can cause a nagging pain and, until it heals, you will keep experiencing pain.
D.) Kidney Issues
Kidneys play a large part in left side lower back pain. When stones form from excess calcium in the urine and refuse to be flushed out, they cause severe pain if the stone gets deposited in the left kidney.
Pregnancy essentially means that the lady is going to be putting on weight. The weight exerts pressure all over, including on the left side of the lower back. This causes pain. Diarrhea, bloating or constipation and all stomach ailments can also bring on the pain.
3.) Treatment Options To Consider – Braces For Support and Pain Relief
One of the best ways to help reduce lower back pain on either the right, or left side, is to use a low profile back support. You may have not ever tried one of these in the past, but they can be a great asset to those individuals that are haunted by back pain. Why should you believe that they work? – Many physicians use these braces to help secure a patient’s lower back and be a reminder to them not to make certain movements that can hurt them, as they are healing. – When getting one of these supports, it is best to work with your local, licensed orthotist. These individuals are brace specialists and can help you get your brace for free if you have insurance.
Rinella Orthotics, Inc. – Located at the new Silver Cross Hospital, provides comprehensive orthotic treatment in New Lenox, Mokena, Lockport, Joliet, Tinley Park, Homer Glen, Bolingbrook, Orland Park, Kankakee, Romeoville, Frankfort, Palos, Orland Hills, Shorewood & many nearby areas.
We provide arch supports / foot orthotics, back braces & supports (TLSO, LSO and CTOS), orthopedic & diabetic shoes, drop foot braces (AFOs), crow boots, compression stockings, ankle & knee braces, molding helmets, the walkaide, protective helmets, & cervical collars (Aspen, Miami J types).
We are always available, call us at 773-401-1353.
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