8 Ways to Heal Your
Lower Back Injury
Lower back pain can be quite debilitating!
The best and fastest way to heal is to simply rest. Don’t
work out, don’t lift anything, and don’t do anything
that strains your back. You’ll probably be sitting on the
couch for a few days, but it will be worth it.
Consistently ice your lower back. Yes, icing is
uncomfortable, but there are great anti-inflammatory
benefits to icing injuries, and your back injury is no
In other words, massage your lower back (or find
someone who will). Massaging (or compressing) your
lower back will help reduce swelling, and it will also
improve blood flow and get oxygen to the damaged
4. Go to a chiropractor.
Chiropractors can do wonders for your strained muscles
and injuries. They also know the lumbar region well, so
they’ll know what techniques to use to get your injury
to heal faster.
5. Use a foam roller.
Buy a foam roller from a local sporting goods store and
use it to ease the tension and pain in your back. Gently
roll back and forth over the painful areas for about ten
minutes or until you start to notice less pain.
6. Try myofascial decompression.
otherwise known as
cupping, is using cups to
reduce inhibition of fluids
and nutrient exchange.
Cupping helps decrease
stiffness and pain (which is
why it can be great for
back injuries), and it
improves tissue health and
7. Be aware of your diet.
Stay away from foods (like grains) that can potentially
increase the swelling in your back. Make sure you’re
getting your fish oil on a daily basis because it can
actually help reduce inflammation.
8. Get professional help.
If your back pain persists, see a
doctor. The injury may be more
serious than you may realize, and
you may actually need surgery for
If your back injury was a result of
a car accident that wasn’t your
fault, you should call a personal
Such an attorney can help you get
compensated for the money you
lost as a result of your injury.
Call Craig Swapp Today
If are suffering from any kind of injury you got from an
accident you didn’t cause, call Craig Swapp &
As a law firm with personal injury attorneys who have
had much success in getting their clients the money
they deserve, Craig Swapp & Associates is your best bet
for finding financial healing from injuries.
Contact us today for a free consultation by calling 800-
404-9000 or by visiting craigswapp.com.