Because men have greater upper body strength, more total muscle mass and a different body of women gravitate towards a physically demanding lifestyle. It is not uncommon for men to choose careers that require heavy lifting heavy objects and bending. In leisure time, men are often involved with sports and hobbies that lend themselves to muscular tension and injuries. Discover 10 reasons why men experience back pain.
Injury – While weekend warriors are more likely to be injured than people who exercise frequently and often participate in sports, male athletes of all ages can experience back pain. Heat does not increase the risk of back injuries. Sports most likely to cause back pain include golf, tennis, running, squash and cycling.
Work site, car repairs and home improvement projects – activities that can contribute to back pain include: weeding, lifting, pushing a lawnmower, working under a vehicle, holding heavy equipment while working on a painting ladder, home the work of space, and rake or confined snow shovel. Many people forget to stretch before engaging in these activities.
Bad posture and a weak core – When the muscles that run the length of the trunk and the trunk of a person become weak, they are more prone to injury. Performing daily activities with poor posture will increase the chances of muscle tension. Examples of poor posture are: having the head too tilted forward, the shoulders hunched or not perfectly horizontal, knees locked, basin tilted incorrectly, or the lower part of the bow too.
Stress – continued muscle tension caused by chronic stress is known to cause back pain.
Herniated disc – When these spongy cushions between each bone in the spine are damaged, they are at increased risk for muscle spasms. Hernia or “disc herniation” in the spine are usually caused by an accident and are diagnosed by an MRI or CT scan.
Acute trauma – This can occur from car accidents, falls or injuries at work. When the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and nerves of the spine, coccyxes, hips and pelvis serious accidents, it is important to get immediate treatment in such a way that the damage has healed properly and come back later.
Infection and inflammation – Infection can also be a cause of back pain. The infection can occur in the kidneys, bladder and gallbladder. Other sources of inflammation can be kidney stones, gallstones, or infection with the herpes zoster virus that causes chickenpox.
Mattress – Sleeping on a wrong mattress regularly can cause back pain.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm – When the wall of the aorta (the largest artery in the body) extends and weakens, people may experience pulse feelings in your abdomen with back pain and nausea. This can become a medical emergency.
Prostate cancer – Prostate cancer is a serious disease that can cause pain, blood in the urine, and changes in the flow of urine. Men with a family history of cancer or who are 50 or older have tested their blood to check antigen levels (PSA), the specific prostate antigen is recommended.
Back pain that does not improve after a couple of days it is necessary to check with a doctor for a correct diagnosis and treatment.