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5 Home Remedies for Back Pain

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5 Home Remedies for Back Pain -

Back pain is the most common chronic problems that affect people worldwide. Everyone who experiences back pain should understand there are different types to management that may help them. 

Do you have chronic pain or acute pain?

Chronic pain is back pain that has been re-occurring for more than 2 months. Acute back pan is temporary and tends to go away after a few days. Those who experience chronic back pain, it is important to look at habits, lifestyle and work style. 

5 Home Remedies for Back Pain

1. Identify your Habits

Are you always standing on the same leg? Are you standing with your knees locked? How are you driving? Sitting? Sleeping? These positions all play a role in how your tensions cause stress  on our system. 

2. Magnesium

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals in our bodies. It helps ensure health of our muscles and nerves in our body. Unfortunately, many people are deficient in this mineral. 

3. Learn to Breathe

When you are underutilizing your diaphragm (breathing muscle) your body will shift into utilizing the back to maximize oxygen movement. Learning to breathe will help relax your spine. 

4. Stop stretching your hamstrings

The hamstring muscles are the muscles that live on the back side of your thighs. These muscles hold your pelvis in an optimal position that allows you to stay balanced when you walk. Over lengthened hamstrings can put more stress on your back. Tight hamstrings might mean your pelvis is not supporting your spine. Try sitting on your “sitz” bones instead.

5. Hire a professional 

 

 
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