Up to 80% of adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Given our inactive lifestyles and longer life spans, it’s no surprise that it’s such a common ailment. Natural wear and tear associated with aging as well as poor posture and weak muscles make the spine more susceptible to certain conditions that cause back pain. Back pain can originate from bone, joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, discs and other tissues, and it is necessary to pinpoint the exact cause of the pain in order to treat it.
Some common conditions causing back pain include:
- Diseases such as osteoperosis or degenerative disc disease
- Herniated discs
- Injuries and fractures
- Spinal stenosis
- Spondylolisis and spondylolisthesis
Fortunately, there are nearly as many different treatment options as there are causes of back pain. The goal of spine treatments is to provide timely support and adequate therapy for given situation of the individual patient in order to preserve or regain functionality of the spine and to avoid a chronic disease.
Premier Healthcare Germany can put you in contact with highly qualified German doctors who can examine your symptoms and help decide which treatment option is best for you. Read on to find out more about spine surgery in Germany.