A sprain is stretching or tearing of a ligament, that are fibrous bands of tissue connecting two or more bones at the joints enabling flexible movements. Back sprains are very common next to headaches, mild sprains can be diagnosed based on medical history. Long time back sprains may be associated with weight gain, loss of muscle density and loss of muscle strength and flexibility in other parts of the body. Back sprains may be prevented by taking healthy food, regular exercise and maintaining the healthy lifestyle.
Some of the symptoms of Back Sprain:
Pain worsens with movement
Sudden muscle cramps
Difficulty in walking, bending or standing straight
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a doctor if you severe pain that cannot be controlled or numbness in the injured area or pain that interferes your sleep.