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15 ways to alleviate back pain

  1. 1. 15 Ways to Alleviate Back PainListen to your body at all times. If you are moving furniture, and you start to experience backpain, you need to stop what you are doing. Back pain will not get better if you ignore it, it willonly get worse. Take a break and give your body a rest. The Following are 15 ways to solve yourback pain problems.1. Sleep on your side in order to prevent and alleviate back pain. Also, place a pillow betweenyour knees to help keep your spine in proper alignment. Sleeping on your stomach or back canresult in back pain, but sleeping on your side with knees slightly bent is helpful.2. Use your legs whenever you lift anything. You have to have a strong base with your legs andyour body needs to be even. Hold the object you are lifting up close to you as you lift from yourlegs. This will help prevent any back injury that might occur.3. Make sure you watch your posture at all times, whether standing or sitting. Poor postureleads to back problems. You should sit up in your chair at all times, and arm rests are importanton chairs if possible to allow your back the support it needs. Extended use of a chair without armrests can really put a strain on the back.4. Make sure youre drinking enough water every day. With seventy percent of our bodiesbeing water, its important that we keep hydrated. Water can keep your body loose and fluidrather than stiff. Staying hydrated will also keep your intervertebral disks functioning as shockabsorbers to take a lot of the pressure off the rest of the body.5. In order to help prevent back pain from occurring, make sure you use chairs properly. Forexample, many office chairs have controls for adjusting the height and position of the seat backpart of the chair. Utilize these controls to ensure you are getting the most comfortable, back-friendly position possible when using these chairs.6. Wear comfortable low-heeled shoes. The stress that high-heeled shoes put on your anklesand legs is transmitted up your body all the way to your hips and spine. Comfortable shoes willallow you to stand and walk more naturally, which can greatly reduce your incidence of backpain the next morning.7. To avoid back pain later, always remember to stretch your muscles before and afterstrenuous physical activity. If you need to bend and lift a lot at work, make sure to stretch yourmuscles and lift with your legs, not your back. Do this to avoid future back pain.8. If you sit for long periods of time, keep your feet slightly elevated on a stool or on a stack ofbooks. Doing this will help keep your back aligned correctly and keep pressure from building.Make sure to take breaks, as well and work out those muscles.9. It is important to learn how to lift safely in order to avoid back pain and injury. When youlift safely, you use the large muscles in your legs to spare your back. Bend at the knees, suckyour stomach in and keep the item close to your body as you lift.
  2. 2. 10. To avoid having back pain, make sure youre lifting properly and safely. A lot of back painis caused by not lifting heavy objects properly. Make sure youre bending your knees, keepingyour abs tight, and keeping the object close to your body. This will help take a lot of the strainoff of your back.11. Take stretching very seriously. As we get older our bodies tend to need a little more timeto get moving. When you get out of bed, spend about five minutes doing some back stretchingexercises. This will help loosen up your muscles, and you will be ready for the day.12. Utilize sources of heat for comfort against back pain. In most cases, back pain is caused bysome sort of inflammation and applying heat will reduce this inflammation, offering morecomfort against the pain. This is a very safe and effective method of relieving pack pain and isvery cost efficient as well.13. Make sure to always remember to stretch before you attempt any sort of exercise orphysical activity. Stretching allows your back to get prepared for the activity to come.Forgetting this important step can lead to serious pain later on and that is what we want to avoid.14. Do not lift anything that is too far away from you. Always move closer to the object and donot twist around to grab something like in the back seat of a car for example. Do not extend fromthe couch and reach for things that are too far away either.15. Use ice to help alleviate back pain, as it can reduce swelling and inflammation frominjuries that cause back pain. Apply the ice to the affected area two or three times per day for 10to 20 minutes, and this may help you feel better. An ice pack or a bag of frozen vegetables can beused for this purpose.There are several Alternative Medicine that can help you solve your back pain problems.Chiropractic is one best.http://alternative-medicinetips.blogspot.com/2012/03/15-ways-to-alleviate-back-pain.htmlhttp://alternativemedicinetip.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/15-methods-to-alleviate-back-pain/http://alternativemedicinetips.webs.com/apps/blog/show/13246195-15-techniques-to-ease-back-painhttp://alternativemedicinetips.tumblr.com/post/19391726580/15-strategies-to-ease-back-painhttp://alternativemedicinetips.weebly.com/2/post/2012/03/15-methods-to-help-ease-back-pain.htmlhttp://altmedtips.livejournal.com/1193.htmlhttp://altmedtips.posterous.com/how-you-can-help-relieve-back-pain
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