Category Archives for "Items That Can Help"
Massage chairs are one of the ultimate luxury items and that probably puts people off getting one. That and the hefty price tag!
However while expensive they are also great for helping your sore and aching muscles to relax and heal and can keep you feeling loose, flexible and more comfortable for years to come.
So if you are interested to find out what all the fuss is about check out this guide to massage chairs which also includes my recommendations for the best 3 for your back pain.Continue reading
Getting regular massages is great for your back but it can be so bloody expensive.
However don’t despair because by learning how to massage your own back you can still reap the same benefits and free yourself from tight muscle knots and annoying back pain. And all from the comfort of your own home.
So take a look at this selection of the best self-massage tools and methods today for a happier and healthier back.Continue reading
Ever wish you could buy a vest with superpowers that could take away your back pain?
Unfortunately those don’t quite exist (yet!) but the Spand-Ice Revive Tank top is about as close as we’ve come so far. It allows you to apply ice and heat therapy to your back as you work and exercise which helps you keep your pain at bay and become more active.
Read my review of the Revive Tank here.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
Is sitting really the new smoking?
I’m not totally convinced about that myself, but there is no doubt that sitting for extended periods can be a major cause of lower back pain. This is because most chairs force you to sit with an unhealthy posture that creates a ‘C’ curve in your spine.
However by using a lumbar support cushion you can sit with a natural ‘S’ curve instead, which will take the pressure off your lower back and reduce back pain from sitting.
Find out what the best ones are here, whether at home, work or on the move.Continue reading
It seems like everyone is glued to their mobile phones nowadays. And while watching funny dog videos on YouTube isn’t going to add any great value to our lives, our phones can come in very handy in other ways.
One of these ways is helping us to manage our chronic lower back pain. There are some great apps available in 2017 that can really help to improve all areas of the chronic pain experience, leading to less pain and a happier and healthier lifestyle.
Here you’ll find my review of the top 7 must-have apps for managing back pain. Download them today and become pro-active in taking on chronic pain.Continue reading
Having to sit at a desk at work or home for even a few hours each day can cause havoc for your lower back. And using a generic, one-size fits all office chair only makes this pain worse.
So give your back the best chance possible by investing in an ergonomic office chair. As they provide you with great lumbar support, can be adjusted to fit you perfectly, and can greatly improve your health and your working experience.
You can find the best ones in this review ranging from high-end options to good budget choices.Continue reading
Aching muscles and joints can be a common occurence for those of us that have to do a hard days graft. One thing that can help us get through the day is using a pain relief cream.
These creams work in different ways to reduce pain and inflammation. Some contain aspirin and numb the pain area, some use heat to block the transmission of pain signals in the nerves, and others use a cooling sensation to distract us away from the pain.
You can find my review of the best ones on the market here including a full run-down on how they work, what benefits they bring and the dangers you need to be aware of.Continue reading