How to relieve severe Lower Back Pain

5 Ways To Avoid Lower Back Pain

Severe lower back pain can be debilitating, affecting daily activities and overall quality of life. Here are some effective ways to alleviate this pain:

  1. Stay Active: While it may seem counterintuitive, gentle exercises such as walking, swimming, or yoga can help reduce pain and improve flexibility. Avoid prolonged bed rest, which can worsen the condition.
  2. Use Heat and Cold Therapy: Using an ice pack can reduce inflammation and numb the sore area, but applying a hot pack can relax tense muscles.
  3. Maintain Good Posture: Ensure your back is properly supported when sitting or standing. Use ergonomic chairs and consider lumbar supports to prevent strain.
  4. Over-the-Counter Medications: Non-prescription pain relievers can help manage pain and reduce inflammation.
  5. Pain relief laser treatments: Modern medicine offers new modalities such as photobiomodulation laser treatments, which provide a gentle and fast way to relieve various types of musculoskeletal pain.
  6. Consult a Professional: If the pain persists, seek advice from a healthcare provider. Doctor of Chiropractic can examine your spine and surrounding muscles, performing adjustments to alleviate pain and restore joint function. In severe cases, chiropractors can prescribe and perform an X-ray to identify the cause of your pain and design an appropriate treatment plan.

Combining these strategies can provide significant relief and help manage severe lower back pain effectively.

At Wellbeing Chiropractic Health Centre in Kingsthorpe – Northampton we offer Chiropractic Care, Photobiomodulation LighForce Laser Treatments and Sports Massage Therapy.

To book your appointments call us on 01604 422488 or visit our website to book it online.

How to relieve severe Lower Back Pain

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