How to Stop Back Pain Naturally

Back pain is frustrating and can stop you dead in your tracks. Don’t let it get you down, however. It’s usually not a big deal and is easily overcome with good lifting and exercise habits and simple cures that anyone can manage.

 

How do I know if have back pain?

  • Ache or stiffness along the spine
  • Sharp, localized pain in the back after lifting or engaging in strenuous activity
  • Chronic ache after standing or sitting for long periods of time.
  • Inability to stand without spasms.

Call your doctor immediately if:

  • You feel numbness, tingling or weakness in your limbs.
  • Pain extends down the back of your leg.
  • Pain worsens when you cough of bend forward.
  • Pain comes with fever, burning during urinating, or strong smelling urine.
  • You have bowel or bladder control problems.

 

How can I prevent a backache?

  • Use a cushion in your car to support the small of your back.
  • Lift with your knees.
  • Swimming is the best way to work out if you have chronic back pain.
  • Hold objects close to your body when carrying them.
  • Stay alert when doing activities.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.

 

How can I treat back pain?

  • Within 24 hours of injury, ice it. After that, use heating pads or warm showers to help soothe the muscles.
  • Get lots of sleep on your side with your knees flexed and a pillow between them to keep your spine curved naturally.
  • Look into massage and relaxation techniques!
  • Chamomile tea helps to relax tense muscles, drink a cup before bed!
  • Try a bath with 2 cups of epsom salts. They help reduce swelling.
  • Ginger root is an anti-inflammatory and will help to reduce pain. Make it into a tea, sweeten with honey and drink.
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