The spine is a supporting element of the human skeleton; it has a rather complex structure (vertebrae, cartilage, joints and ligaments). Any stress affects the work and the general condition of the spine.
The most common symptom of many diseases and disorders of the spine and other body systems is pain. The causes of painful sensations can be varied. These are lesions of individual elements of the spinal region, and diseases of internal organs, and stressful situations. As a rule, when seeking medical help, it is necessary to undergo an examination by a neurologist, traumatologist, surgeon. Intervertebral osteochondrosis is a degenerative process in the intervertebral discs, which as a result leads to changes in the bone apparatus and the human nervous system. The acute form involves limitation of mobility due to severe pain. Herniated disc is a ruptured disc that occurs due to injury or increased stress. In this case, pinching of the nerve endings and blood vessels occurs, which causes painful sensations. Pathological mobility of the spine also leads to pain. Signs of the disease are sharp pain in the neck, pain in the spine, overwork, etc. Various reflected pains can occur due to extravertebral syndrome, which affect the nerve endings, muscle tissue. The most common syndromes are lumbago, lumbodynia. Osteoporosis, as a rule, affects the vertebral region of people in old age, which is the process of leaching calcium from bone tissue. This leads to the fact that the bones become fragile, they lose their elasticity. Congenital abnormalities of the spine also lead to pain in the spine. For example, it can be the absence or presence of extra vertebrae. Diseases of internal organs that negatively affect the condition of the spine are urolithiasis, diseases of the gallbladder, kidneys, urethra, tumor of the uterus, prostatitis, inflammation of the ovaries, pathology of the pelvic organs, etc. stressful situations, it is necessary to consult a specialist, since various neuroses lead to serious consequences.