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Natural Ways to Cure Chronic Back Pain
Back pain is one of the most prevalent medical issues in the United States and around the world. In fact, back pain affects close to 80% of Americans at some point during their lives. This chronic pain leads many to rely on pain medication as a cure. The truth is that pain medication just masks the problem and leads to drug dependency. Below are some natural ways to cure back pain.
Yoga is the perfect exercise to align the spine and ease neck and back pain. Specific yoga postures will also increase strength and flexibility providing more support around your spine. Developing daily yoga practice can be one of the best cures for chronic back pain. If you are just starting yoga make sure to notify your instructor where you experience pain so they can guide you through the appropriate exercises.
2) Inversion Table
Inversion tables provide traction to your spine and relieve your nerve roots and vertebrae from gravitational pressure. While there are many skeptics when it comes to inversion tables, two to five minutes daily will provide significant relief from chronic back pain. Try it yourself and see!
3) Lose Weight
Extra weight on your midsection can shift your center of gravity and put strain on your spine and your back muscles. Being overweight decreases your flexibility and mobility which adds further strain. As you begin to burn fat and get closer to your ideal weight you will notice a significant difference on your back.
The information supplied in this article is not to be considered as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.
|American Health Care6 Jun 2011|