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3 Easy Ways To End Back Pain

Do’s and Don’ts of Back Pain

Does this sound familiar? The type of “dull ache” or “sharp pain” where you get so frustrated that you feel your only option is to stop what you’re doing completely, reach for the pain medication and wonder how long you’ll have to restrict your enjoyment of life – as you wait for the pain to go away.

The thing is, all those pain medications are not good for your stomach and the long periods of rest you’ve been told about, that’s not likely to be doing you much good either.

Since 2001, I’ve been working on daily basis to help people aged 35+ find relief from acute AND chronic back pain – and what I can tell you is the un-healthy cocktail mix of more rest and more pain meds will do absolutely nothing to get to the root cause of most types of chronic back pain… no matter what most doctors say!

And it’s because I’m growing increasingly frustrated with the number of people suffering un-necessarily that I’ve written and published a 14 page report that details the 9 things ANY person aged 35+ can do to relieve back ache or pain, naturally… and I want you to have it at no charge. (Read below for 3 ways to end your back pain.)

Now, I don’t know if these 3 things will relieve you of your back pain.

And I can’t promise that what has worked for most of my patients and clients over 15+ years will also work for you.

However, reading this blog post has to be better than spending another day “resting”, accepting it, thinking, “it’s your age”, or worse yet, masking it with pain medication.

If your back pain is affecting your job, your ability to keep active threatens your independence or hinders family leisure time… then you really need to read the full free report that lists all 9 of my back pain tips.

I want you to imagine how life would be in five years from now if you DON’T get a grip on your back pain NOW. How will your back pain affect your job? Your preservation of self worth and your independence? Will you be a fun person to be with? Or, even live with? Ok, you get my drift…

It’s time to request my free tips report… do that by calling the clinic at (212) 717 8330 or, click here and confirm your details and have the report emailed to your inbox instantly.

In the meantime, below are 3 things you can do now to relieve your back pain, however don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you need a full evaluation or just want to find out how we work.

1. Avoid Sitting For More Than 20 Minutes at a Time

There’s so much ‘gossip’ that surrounds back pain. But this is FACT: you and I were not designed to sit. It goes against every basic, fundamental rule of the way we originally evolved as humans. When you sit there is approximately 10x more pressure pushing down on your spine than when you stand tall. And it’s because most of us slouch, or flop when we do sit, meaning that the muscles in your spine (called your core muscle group) that are designed to protect you, just don’t work. This causes inevitable aches, pains and stiffness.

2. Use Ice (Not Heat)

Ice is by far the best way to ease back pain. My tip: use ice whenever you’re feeling achy or painful, such as at the end of a very busy day. Apply an ice pack for 10 minutes or so every hour. Apply a hot water bottle when your back is more stiff than painful. Again, 10 minutes should do it.

3. Avoid Sitting Cross Legged

Your spine isn’t designed to twist or turn. And sitting in a cross-legged position is doing just that. Your joints are twisted, muscles stretched and in this position your spine/lower back is weak and you’re vulnerable to injury. Spending an excessive amount of time in this position will catch up on you – usually by age 40-60.

Just remember: There isn’t a faster way to END back pain than by going to see a physical therapist. Getting to see a hands- on specialist means you’re going to get very fast access to care that will soothe and relax those tight, aching muscles, loosen and lubricate stiff, stuck and painful joints, and strengthen your body so that you can go back to doing the things that you love. You can often leave a good physical therapist with concerns eased and physical pain reduced, inside 30-40 minutes. Combine all of these tips and the special report with a trip to a hands-on physical therapist, and you will see a dramatic drop in the back pain and stiffness you are currently suffering from.

Check out our other blog posts for more tips, inspiration and information.


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