Back pain is caused by many factors, but if it is enhanced when sitting, coughing or sneezing, most likely it is intervertebral hernia. In addition, the pain is accompanied by numbness, weakness in the lower back and in the back or side of the legs.
To reduce pain, avoid body positions that cause discomfort. Thus, weight lifting can cause uncontrollable pain. Meanwhile, the frequent change of posture contributes to the discomfort to the spine in and decreases its flexibility and strength.
However, you should not just abandon the performance of physical work in the intervertebral hernia. You should only reduce the intensity of exercise or perform not too heavy physical work.
Be sure to consult your doctor about the necessary physical treatments. Physiotherapists, depending on your condition, may recommend an ultrasound, electrical stimulation, massage, stretching the spine or can recommend any other procedures.
Use the pain medication. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like "Ibuprofen", "Diclofenac", "Meloksikan", "naproxen", "Celebrex", "acetaminophen", etc. can help in getting rid of this disease.
In the treatment of herniated spinal, it is important to pay attention to the removal of the swelling and inflammation, restore and improve the blood supply to the nerves and tissues, i.e., acute attacks of nausea. A further set of measures includes methods of physical influence.
Comfrey root is one of the most effective herbs for treating hernia. Infusions, tinctures, ointments based on it have a strong analgesic, anti-inflammatory action.