If you've been hearing from your back quite a bit lately, it might be trying to tell you something. Your back will usually only communicate with you when it's been neglected. Unfortunately, most backs communicate through pain. The bigger the back problem, the worse the pain. If you're experiencing some back pain, it's time to give it some much-needed tender-loving-care. The first thing you should do is schedule an appointment with your chiropractor. They'll be able to make some adjustments that will get you feeling better. In addition to the adjustments that your chiropractor will perform, here are three adjustments you should make. These simple adjustments will help you alleviate the back pain in your life.
Take a Break
If you spend a lot of time sitting down during the day, you need to take a break. You might think that your back wouldn't need a break if you're sitting down all day. However, that's not the case. Sitting down all day puts a lot of pressure on your spine, including your disks and vertebrae. Not only that, but you're also putting a lot of strain on your neck, shoulders, and tailbone. Once you add all that pressure, you've got a recipe for some serious back pain. To help remove some of the pressure, and keep the back pain away, take a break a few times a day. Stand up and stretch, do a couple toe touches, and walk around for a few minutes. Your back will feel much better.
Change the Way You Work
If you work at a desk, you may think that the pillow behind your back is sufficient support. Unfortunately, that's not entirely true. In fact, the way you're sitting at your desk could be why you're experiencing back pain in the first place. Ordinary office chairs don't provide the support you need to care for your back. Try bringing in a balance ball to sit on for a while each day. The balance ball will help bring balance and support to your entire spine. The balance ball will also allow you to spend some time on your core during the day, which will also help alleviate back pain. Doing some side bends while you're sitting down will help keep your core muscles limber.
Get Back to Your Back
If you sleep on your stomach, you need to get back to your back. Sleeping on your stomach puts too much pressure on your spine, which will have you waking up with a backache each morning. Not only that, but sleeping on your stomach puts your disks and vertebrae in an uncomfortable position. Alleviate the back pain by getting back to your back.Share
2 January 2018
Ever since childhood, I’ve been a driven person. Even as a young kid, I always strived to make good grades. With my schoolwork, I was never satisfied unless I made a perfect score. As an adult, I still tend to be a perfectionist. For instance, I won’t leave my home until every hair is in place on my head. In my career, I work diligently to please my many clients. Unfortunately, my perfectionist nature often causes me to become tense. Whenever I’m stressed about something, the muscles in my neck and shoulders become extremely tight. Sometimes, this issue leads to tension headaches. Thankfully, I know where to go when I begin experiencing muscle tightness. I visit my trusted chiropractor. On this blog, you will discover the methods a chiropractor uses to relieve tension headaches.