Lumbago is another name of “hexenschuss” that actually presents the sudden emergence and character of this disease. Over the last years low back pain has become a major health issue as it is the most common cause of absence from work.
What Are the Common Causes of Back Pain?
Some of the most common causes of chronic back pain are accidents and sports injuries. Still, in some cases even simple activities or movements such as bending over to pick up an object from the floor can cause pain. However, also there are many other factors that can increase your risk of back pain.
Treatment and prevention
Researchers say that the herb grows on wet meadows, fields and ditches near the water and it can make the life for millions of people who are struggling with back pain much easier.
The ointment that contains the extract of this plant successfully passed testing for five days to fully heal back pain. In that research were conducted 120 people with pain in the lower and upper back.
Scientists at the German Sports University in Bonn conducted the research and the results were published in the British Journal of Sports Medina. Namely, according to an explanation of the research results, comfrey root extract is incredibly powerful and in same time is clinically proven to effectively reduce acute pain.
To be more precise, comfrey plant has a beet – like root and large, hairy leaves. It is interesting that it has been used as a back pain remedy since ancient times. There are many studies that confirm that it can relieve any kind of pain when used in gel form, but it should not be used as capsule or in supplement form as it may be toxic to the liver.
Additionally, this plant has a root as beet and large, hairy leaves and herbalists have been used it since ancient times. It is important to mention that previous studies have proven that it effectively removes other types of pain. It also is proved to be excellent in gel form against the pain and dislocation of joints in osteoarthritis and the knee.