Lower Back Pain ( Slip Disc | Disc Prolapse)

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A common condition which refers to a problem with a rubbery Jelly-like disc between the spinal bones (Vertebrae).

This condition occurs when the center fluid of a spinal disc pushes through a crack in the tougher exterior made-up of fibres.

Some herniated discs cause no symptoms. Others can irritate nearby nerves and result in pain, numbness or weakness in region of the irritated/ pinched/ compressed nerve. This pressure can be effectively released with medical yoga techniques.


Common Reasons you should know

In daily life there are many reasons which can cause or trigger an old hidden slipped disc and cause lower back pain or sciatic pain. These reasons are:

  • Lifting heavy weights
  • High heels
  • Flat sole footwear (without cushion)
  • Cold temperatures (cause muscle spasm and trigger an old hidden slipped disc)
  • Long drive
  • Lack of sleep
  • Stress
  • Weakness due to fasting/menstruation/low or high blood pressure
  • Prolonged standing
  • Prolonged sitting (specially without back support)
  • Muscular stiffness
  • Epidural injection during delivery
  • Driving scooter/bike (with poor shock absorption)
  • Jerk to the spine
  • Keeping feet in 'V' shape when standing, walking or running.
  • Over Weight
  • Overall body weight is in normal range but the tummy is Protruding
  • Lack of tone in the abdominal muscles (in females, specially post-delivery)
  • Faulty diet