Top 10 Tips for Treating Back Pain

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If you’re experiencing your first really bad backache, you’re probably panicking a little about the pain and its implications — what if it’s cancer? What if it never goes away? My first piece of advice is, relax. Low back pain is very common, and 95% of the time, it’s neither permanent nor serious. Following are 10 essential things to know about dealing with a bad back.

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fitnessspm
fitnessspm

Rolling on a form roller helps, an inversion table takes most of the pain away but the best fix is having a deep tissue massage to get the knots out of your muscles! Muscles tighten up with age where our bodies aren't design to be sitting down! As we age, we should be stretching more or else we suffer from back pain for example! I take Magnesium daily which helps relax my muscles as well! 

Michael4Biz
Michael4Biz

The question we have to ask ourselves is where do we spend most of our time?  For me it's bed and work. 


For my home I got a new memory foam mattress from Bragada - ONLY after shopping around for a bit.  Found a good memory foam mattress guide here.  In my work I sit at a desk so I got a better supporting seat cushion (it pushed my back up 3").and it seems to be helping. Best though was the new gel mattress


Good luck!  Michael

tomy_thom
tomy_thom

Back pain is really annoying because the pain most of the time is consistent. But I believe most can be relieved if not treated. A very nice informative video here: http://dess.me/BPain