Low back pain is categorized into ‘Acute’ & ‘Chronic’ for treatment purpose
A low back pain that lasts for less than 3 months is treated as ‘Acute’. Home treatment with heat or ice, medicine and not resting too much generally acts as a remedy. However if the pain lasts for several days then physiotherapy and stronger pain medication is advised.
Treatment for chronic low back pain has options such as
- Massage – to assist in reducing tension and pain
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy – to teach stress management
- Biofeedback – train the mind to control a body function
- Chiropractic – treatment that affects the muscles and bones
To stabilize the spine and reduce muscle tensions, special back bandages are advised.
Lumbamed is a lumbar support that assists in this treatment.
Orthopaedic supports or braces advised against back pain are
- Lumbamed basic
- Lumbamed plus
- Lumbamed stabil
Medical supports and braces are prescribed by the doctor if required, and the patients are measured for the correct fit by specialist medical retailers (e.g. surgical appliance dealers): the user’s relevant measurements are taken so that an exact
anatomical fit is achieved.