Here’s a few natural remedies for back pain that you should consider before seeking extreme treatment.
Exercise helps prevent or relieve back pain. Your abs and back muscles play important role in supporting your lumbar spine.Streching your body which can either be done on the wall with your arms spread and standing straight for a couple of minutes or on the floor by straining your hamstring will help keep your muscles strong. Enrolling into a massage activity on a weekly basis keep your body relaxed and ease pain.
Engaging in normal activities
Back pain is a common problem to many people and so do not have to be a very worrying occurrence. Daily activities whether its home chores or athletics should be resumed, the pain may just go away without any medication .If one avoids these activities the back pain may get worse as n inflammation increases.
Good body posture
Some postures may trigger or worsen the back pain. Avoid bending and find ways that will help prevent this. Maybe you can step one foot on the stool when brushing teeth. Lifting heavy objects and too much struggle to reach for far objects can stress your back and make it even more painful. It is good to find the right postures when standing, sitting and even when sleeping to ensure your shoulders, hips, back and legs are in a straight line. When sleeping, put a towel on your back to slightly uplift it and a supporting soft cloth on your knees. It is also good to change positions to avoid straining some parts of the body. Avoid taking drinks with caffeine in the evening to avoid interrupting your sleep at night.
Ginger, Tumeric, and Valerian root are known to be traditional natural anti-inflammatory remedies for pain relief, easing strain and improving blood circulation. It is advisable to try one of these or all.Tumeric can be used by keeping a powdered spice in your kitchen and put it in meals in place of salt. Ginger can be boiled and taken as tea or use ginger tea bags while valerian can also be used to make tea. They help relieve back pain.
You can nurse your back by applying cold or hot packs on it.
Increasing your body temperature improves blood circulation and avoid the message of the pain being sent to the braid. Cold reduces inflammation.