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Persistent back pain is a common problem that can be hard to shift, especially for those of us with physically active jobs. So we sought out expert opinion on the best ways to beat it.
Find out what they had to say here.Continue reading
Do you struggle to relax because of nagging back pain?
If you do then this could be contributing to your pain and making it worse.
So try these 12 easy relaxation techniques and free yourself from the clutches of annoying back pain today.Continue reading
Think you’ve tried everything to get rid of your back pain? At the end of your tether? On the verge of giving up?
Hold on one second!
Read this first and discover 7 cures for back pain that you may not have thought of trying before.Continue reading
Muscle knots are a big cause of back pain and they can continue causing you pain, inflammation and discomfort unless you do something about them.
So have a go at a few of the suggestions here for releasing these painful knots and you’ll experience a looser and more comfortable feeling in your back in no time.Continue reading
Muscle knots are extremely common and can be a major cause of back pain.
The problem is that treating them with deep-tissue massages can be an expensive business.
However you can self-treat your muscle knots by using a foam roller instead. And not only will this help you to reduce back pain and inflammation, it can save you a packet too!Continue reading
Have you ever wanted to try laying on a bed of nails?
Me neither. However you may change your mind when you hear about the benefits laying down on an acupressure mat can bring you.
So if gaining satisfying relief from back pain as well as many other health benefits from simply laying down sounds good to you, find out more here.Continue reading
Using ice and heat to self-treat your back pain is a cheap and easy way to get a bit of pain relief.
However did you know that using either at the wrong times and for the wrong type of back pain can actually make your pain worse?
Find out why here, and make sure you are using the right form of treatment for your back pain.Continue reading
Exercising when you have back pain may seem like a crazy thing to do. And if you have acute, temporary back pain then it probably is.
However if you suffer from chronic, persistent back pain, being physically inactive is the worst thing you can do for it. In fact it can cause you serious health problems.
Staying active on the other hand will keep you fit, strong and flexible, while also making you feel good. All of which will reduce your pain levels and give you a positive outlook that will allow you to be able to manage your chronic pain and improve your overall well-being.
Find out why staying active is so important for us, and what types of exercise you should be doing here.Continue reading
Do you think you have chronic lower back pain?
If your pain has lingered for a long time then you may well be right. However there’s also a chance that you don’t.
And it’s vital that you can distinguish between chronic and acute pain as both require different forms of treatment. So find out how to do that here.Continue reading