September 9, 2009

Back Pain

My back, neck and shoulders are killing me!
And work doesn't help.

I try to adjust my posture, but sometimes i find myself sitting in the weirdest positions to access whatever I'm working on.

When I get home all i want to do is lie straight down.

I have a set of neck and back exercises that i try to do as much as possible, and
I try getting weekly massages.

Ive been to a few places, but nothing has Wowed me so far.

I really don't want to cause permanent damage to my back.
Ya3ni ma teswa 3alay.


What spas do you guys frequent?

And what kind of massages do you like?
posted by eshda3wa at 12:00 AM


In Dubai I mostly go to Sensasia... Thai Massage is the BEST... it fixes you up.. but you will be in pain the next day :p

September 9, 2009 at 12:52 AM  

I have the same problem and it's seriously killing's been a pain, especially when it comes to me studying and I try to adjust the posture of my back and I can't.

My back pain is like the position highlighted in your pic, it's so frustrating and it really hurts.

By the way, what exersises do you do, if you don't mind me's just that I don't want any permanent damage like you said and I'm getting really annoyed by it.

Thank you :)

September 9, 2009 at 1:00 AM  

i've heard alot of people complain of their back lately!!

September 9, 2009 at 1:38 AM  

when i have bk pain i always ask 4 a back-shoulder massage..

1 hour of only my bk n shoulder.. its relaxing.. better then a whole body massage..
tell them where it hurts ..

i went to a thai lady once fe 9alon kachra.. but she was good ( its in b7rain ) though..

September 9, 2009 at 1:56 AM  

Aaah Im a big fan of massages, its my favorite hobby ;p try Aroma Spa located in Marina Mall yam Phono o Nokia, soob The One, they have amaazing massages, even their relaxing massage wayyed 7elo!

September 9, 2009 at 2:05 AM  

omg! u have to go to the spa in the royal 7ayat hospital...shay 5ayal ma tit5ayilain shkithir... isma elements by banyan tree...Tel: +965 2536 0940 / +965 2536 0562

September 9, 2009 at 2:23 AM  

All you nee is a skillful husband.

September 9, 2009 at 2:33 AM  

When I first started working years ago I developed back pain too and the doctor advised me to guy a medical chair which I did and the pain subsided with time. He also advised a certain way to sit when you're working.

It's worth vising your doctor for and make sure you invest in a good chair that gives you good supports. I actually bought two identical ones from IKEA- one for work and one for home.

September 9, 2009 at 4:22 AM  

the best treatment for back ache is swimming, horse riding and dont wear high heel shoes.

September 9, 2009 at 6:43 AM  

Posture is very important. I have the same problem too, I guess it is caused by posture, the bed and the pillow we sleep on. Its very important to ensure the bed, the pillow the chair we sleep or sit on is comfortable. Try to change the position.

September 9, 2009 at 8:03 AM  

wee ism allah 3leech ma itshofeen shar... :***

i thought dentists sat on chairs? My dentist always sits in a round chair with wheels o a little back support????

I suggest u do yoga exercises....

i found u this... may be it can help?

September 9, 2009 at 9:42 AM  

I strongly recommend you see a chiropractor

September 9, 2009 at 11:05 AM  

i think you should check it out before having someone massage it, you never know what those pains could be. Sometimes certain pains are not good to have them treated at spa's.

September 9, 2009 at 11:06 AM  

i tried out a few places here in kuwait and my fav so far is spa time (in terms of the treatment itself)

oo i like the balinese massage the most.. very relaxing

September 9, 2009 at 12:24 PM  

No spas for me in Kuwait they are all bad >< never heard of a good one.

September 9, 2009 at 12:46 PM  

you need to join a gym and do some serious exercise! I had this problem before .. but the pain disappeared when i started working out!
i like spa time! hot stone massage:)

September 10, 2009 at 12:01 AM  

hmm.. I heard that massages aren't healthy for back pains. I might've heard that wrong :$

September 10, 2009 at 1:53 AM  

ugh, I'll be looking back to see what people suggest to you. No neck pain just back from all the trauma patientsI have to push and pull.. Salamtik babe, ma 3ala DAHRIK shar! lol

September 10, 2009 at 5:39 AM  


I once hurt my back when I was challenged to lift my 120 kg friend and my lower back muscle ruptured. The best way was excersizing and stretching. Matshoofeen Sher.

This is going to sound really lame but I really enjoyed reading your blog. Actually I was very bored at work and I think I read all your posts ( Since 2007). :P I think you have a very attractive personality. I think I am starting to like you in a weird way. I just had to say that. It does not really mean anything

P.S This is my first time actually posting a comment in a blog and I really just wanted to tell you that. Alah ykather men amthalich

I hope this does not get posted... :P

September 10, 2009 at 6:30 AM  

1. Swedish massage @ banyan tree (royal hayatt hospital) try to get Kob she is the best.

2. Relaxing massage @ shiatsu (surra) they give the best massages ever.


September 10, 2009 at 11:13 AM  

ill keep that in mind next time im in Dubai

just a series of stretches that i learn in university. but there not that helpful. unless i fix my posture nothing will really help

tadreen el hard manual labour thabi7na

i definitely need a back shoulder massage

i used to frequent aroma spa a lot.. bs the last couple of times i went weren't that good so i stopped

heard a lot about it, shakli baroo7

and where do i get me one of those?

remote control
I do have a medical chair, although its not that comfy now that i think of it, and when i asked if i can bring my own chair i got a whole speech about infection control.. like it even exists!

i love swimming, but i hate pools, and the beach is off limits these days

im trying!

September 10, 2009 at 5:49 PM  

yeah we do have a chair, bas la fee support wala hum ya7zanoon

i really should!

u make a very good point!

balinase is my fav. too!

not one!

weh... etha gym 3ayal kadaina khair.. shewadeeni gym!
bas i know lazim laaaziim

no for certain things its really nt good

allah ysalmich sweet heart..
we both need to book massages

thank uu!!
im calling to make an appointment soon

thank u so much i was really truly touched.. and i would love to publish ur comment if u give me permission :)
thank u for the sweet words they werent lame at all!

September 10, 2009 at 5:55 PM  

like ni3na3a said, u need to go to a gym.. wait, let me rephrase that:
u need to change ur lifestyle, in the sense that u need to make ur day, wait let me rephrase that.. ur HAPPINESS rotate around going to the gym

and massages are worthless without the exercise prior

as for the diet, ur a doctor, figure it out ;p

September 10, 2009 at 7:39 PM  

i apparently lost my manners somewhere between 6 and 7.40pm .. salamat o matshofen shar

September 10, 2009 at 7:40 PM  

Salmaaat! Hope ur back feels better!

Maybe you should get it checked out!

September 10, 2009 at 10:22 PM  


its good to see u around here!
i have an exersize regiment i do at home.
The idea of using a machine someone else use and sweat on before me is too nasty for me.

oo elshar mayeek :)

thank u!!

September 11, 2009 at 2:35 AM  

salamet albek sweets! w mbarak 3aleich il shaher (i know too late but have been away for long)

i had lower back pain for a while, u need to c a chiro, seriously, they can suggest the best thing in ur case coz every case is unique whether we admit it or not. for me, acupuncture worked wonders.


September 11, 2009 at 12:52 PM  

Salamaat! I honestly don't do anything but swim, and riding motorcycles takes a toll on my back.. so swimming helps! :)

September 13, 2009 at 12:55 AM  

allah ysalmich
oo 3alaina oo 3alaich inshalah

allah ysalmic
id love to swim
but the beach is off limits!
and i dont swim in pools!

September 13, 2009 at 1:34 AM  

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