3 Ways to Relieve Back Pain (Number 3’s Our Favorite)
Back pain is unfortunately one of the most common problems people suffer from. Indeed, up to 80% of people in the US will suffer some form of back pain at some point in their lives. We see many people in our Manhatten office in New York City suffering the effects of back pain.
So here’s three great ways you can do to help relieve back pain.
When we get pain in our backs, one of the most common reasons is compression of the joints. When our joints compress through gravity, working out, working, and from life in general, they can trap nerves, not function correctly and cause inflammation. Ice helps to decompress the joint, enabling it to operate freely.
If you have back pain, then try putting an ice pack on the afflicted area for 20 minutes and then 20 minutes off, 20 minutes on and so on. But never leave it on for more than 20 minutes at a time. The best time to do this is at night before you go to bed.
Doing yoga regularly is a great way to keep your back in top condition and to help prevent issues. Through yoga, you will not only be stretching your muscles, but also helping to decompress your joints too.
Moreover, yoga helps you to really focus and train your mind and is a very healthy way of keeping in great shape.
Chiropractic Care –
There’s a famous quote that goes along the lines of “Chiropractic is the science, philosophy and art that utilizes the inherent recuperative power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery.”
Chiropractic care helps to decompress joints, break up scar tissue and adhesions which prevent proper motion of the body. With these things adjusted, the body can return to normal and allow the patient to feel better and feel less pain.
Any or a combination of all three of these elements will help you to reduce back pain and to enjoy a healthier lifestyle. And as prevention is better than cure, regular practice of all three if you don’t suffer pain currently will help to ensure that you don’t in the future.
Remember, if you are struggling and cannot relieve your back pain, make an appointment to see us. Simply make an appointment online and let us help you http://backandbodyny.com/book-appointment/ or call us (212) 371-2000.