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Lower Back Pain Reliever – Overlooked Methods to Relieve Pain

  Lower Back Pain Reliever – Overlooked Methods to Relieve Pain An estimated 50 percent to 80 percent of American adults will experience at some point during their lives back pain. Whether, the problem is the result of poor posture, repetitive movements, or incorrect lifting, for instance, there are ways to find relief. Pain-relieving drugs […]

Back Pain Self Care

Self-care at home is the initial treatment initially recommended for low back pain. Prolonged bed rest is not recommended for back pain. Extended bed rest for back pain is associated with a longer period of recovery. In addition, people on extended bed rest are at higher risk for depression and the formation of blood clots in the legs. Further, prolonged bed rest leads to a decrease in muscle tone. Physicians and