Simple and Effective Lower Back Pain Treatment Plan

Lower back pain can be annoying and may become worst with the passing time. Whatever be the cause of lower back pain, it can be difficult for one to handle it. Almost everyone suffers from back pain at some point in their lives and instead of going to the doctor people prefers home remedies and ideas for lower back pain treatment.

It is very important for the person to seek the right treatment at the right time to avoid further complications that it may cause. Lower back pain treatment highly depends upon the cause and the severity of the pain. 

In situations like injuries or accidents you don’t have any other option then calling a doctor but if it a mild lower back pain that is keeping you worried then drop all your tension. Here are few simple and easy tips that be tried at home and have effective results in reducing the back pain.


A Lower Back Pain Treatment - Simple and Effective


Exercise Regularly – Exercising is one the most essential element that should be added to your lower back pain treatment plan. It is suggested to consult a spine health professional before getting indulged in any of the exercises for treating your lower back pain. The three main components that are included in the list of exercises for lower back pain are aerobic conditioning, stretching, and strengthening. For better results practice the exercise under the supervision of a professional and in a controlled and progressive manner.


Keep yourself busy in simple physical activities – Reicherter says  that  -  "Our spines are like the rest of our body -- they're meant to move,". This clearly means that it is very important for you to keep yourself busy in daily activities. Lower back pain treatment is as simple as making the bed after getting up in the morning. Some other simple activities includes going out for your regular work, taking your dog for walk or simply going for a walk. You will surely feel better by doing these simple activities and once you think you are better and your this lower back pain treatment is working, you can start regular aerobic exercises like swimming, bicycling, skipping, running etc. but remember that nothing should be overdone.


Take proper sleep – Pain can be one of the major causes behind insomnia. If you suffer from pain you will find difficulty in falling asleep and researches shows about two-third of the total people who are suffering with chronic back pain is suffering from any type of sleep disorder. Ironically, not having proper sleep can worsen your back pain. So to avoid this, try to have proper sleep for which you can try natural ways to fall asleep like reading a book when you go to bed or meditating for few minutes. If this doesn’t work is suggested to seek medical help.


Follow heat or cold therapy -Taking heat or cold therapy is the most simple lower back pain treatment. Be it a heat therapy or a cold one, it is very helpful in getting relief from most types of low back pain by reducing inflammation. You may choose ice or go for hot water bag or you may also use both the methods alternatively.


Try to keep your brain engaged – the more you sense pain the more you will feel it.  A lot of pain specialists have given the conclusion that pain is not fixed; the more you concentrate on it the worst it gets. It depends upon your brain and you will feel the pain in the way it interprets and processes pain signals. So follow this simple lower back pain treatment and keep your mind engaged in other activities.

Dr. Ruchita Chhabra
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