Best At-Home Treatments for Lower Back Pain

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 10:34 PM

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If you have faced the harshness of lower back pain, you may have known what caused this pain. Lower back pain can occur all of a sudden while bending in an awkward position, or while lifting something heavy, or during or after strenuous physical activities. Severe injury can also cause this pain. Whatever the cause, lower back pain has numerous treatment procedures and home remedies available to help fight the pain and find relief.
 
At-Home Treatment of Lower Back Pain: Home Remedies That Bring Relief

Problems in the bony lumbar spine, discs between the vertebral columns or the spinal cord, and nerve pain and pressure can all cause lower back pain. However, whatever the cause for this pain, there are similar treatments and home remedies for all types of lower back pain.

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Massage is among the most effective home remedies. Whatever the cause of your lower back pain, it can be effectively treated at home using massage to relieve pain. Your partner, friend, or any family member can help you massage away pain. However, it is advisable to consult your physiotherapist to learn the right techniques. Alternately, you can hire a massage therapist to provide at-home treatment.

Exercise and yoga is also effective. A person in pain may mistakenly believe that exercises can worsen the pain or cause severe problems. However, exercise and yoga provide relief and help you counteract lower back pain.

A lower back pain can be treated at home to treat by finding numbing relief by applying an ice pack. This is among helpful immediate home treatments and home remedies for pain in the lower back.

A hot shower or bath can bring relief to stressed muscles and reduce pain. This is among the list of oft-overlooked effective home remedies for lower back pain.

Natural diet and nutrients are important home remedies. Proper nutrients and a healthy natural diet can bring relief from lower back pain. A diet containing omega-3 fatty acids (fish is a good source), Vitamin D, and vitamin K12 is a simple pain relief treatment that can be done at home. Ginger, curcumin, and boswellia are also effective home remedies that provide relief.
 
Preventive Measures of Lower Back Pain

Following these steps can prevent pain in the lower back:
  • Avoiding injury can help prevent pain in the lower back.
  • Avoid the known causes of lower back pain. Lying on your side during bedtime and supporting both knees with a pillow in between can help prevent pain in the lower back.
  • Regular walking and exercise help prevent many common causes of lower back pain.
  • A correct posture supports you and restricts the various causes of pain in the lower back.
These treatment options and home remedies can help prevent causes of this pain and bring relief from the painful condition at home.

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