Ten ways to ease Back Pain

10 Ways to avoid Problems.

  1. Maintain good posture when sitting or standing – use a back form support.
  2. Watch your weight; excess weight places additional strain on your back.
  3. Warm up before doing physical work or exercise.
  4. Stay active and follow a regular pattern of exercise to keep your muscles and joints flexible.
  5. When lifting, bend at your knees, hold the object close to your body and lift from your legs.
  6. Avoid sleeping on your stomach, which can strain your neck and back.
  7. If work requires you to spend long periods of time in a chair, talk with your massage therapist or ergonomics specialist about the best ergonomic options.
  8. Apply Heat or Ice to painful are, Use heat when you want to relax aching muscles, Ice is effective in reducing inflammation; or more commonly in the sub acute phase of an injury.
  9. Stretch daily
  10. Visit a skilled Massage Therapist