Anyone experiencing back pain can vouch for how debilitating it is. It can make the smallest task into something monumental. Sadly, 4 in 5 people will experience back pain at some time. Back pain is the number one cause of disability on the planet today. What can you do to relieve back pain naturally? Here are several suggestions.
Inflammation is a major factor in back pain. Foods that commonly result in inflammation include:
Of course, when it comes to dietary changes, you can’t expect the results to be instant. Besides just cutting out harmful foods, be sure to keep your supplement levels up. For example, back pain has been linked to a deficiency of vitamin D.
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One common suggestion, when it comes to back pain, is not to sleep on your stomach. Sleeping on your back is the best for your spine, but if you have to sleep on your side, try placing a pillow between your knees. This relieves some of the lower back pressure.
Better than doing any particular kind of exercise is simply being consistent. Sitting for long periods of time is a well-known cause of back problems.
Because many back problems are related to posture, chiropractic adjustments have proved beneficial for many. This is also a cost-effective approach. While general chiropractic involves a lot of cracking and twisting, upper cervical chiropractic is a far gentler approach.
Some facilities also praise the benefits of physical rehabilitation for patients with back pain. Exercises can supplement chiropractic adjustments to speed up recovery. Physical therapy also may get a sedentary patient to be more active by encouraging them to perform movements that are of functional use at home. Such activities include lifting, walking, sitting, and standing.
Natural Relief in Birmingham, Michigan
Dr. Christopher Perkins is an upper cervical chiropractor in Farmington, Michigan. Dr. Perkins can examine your upper cervical spine for misalignments that may be the cause of pain all along your back. Call today to schedule a consultation.
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Dr. Perkins grew up in Novi, Michigan and attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. He received his Doctorate Magna Cum Laude with a focus on Upper Cervical Chiropractic care. Chris is well known in the community for his public speaking and holds a number of professional certifications. We are proud to say that Dr. Perkins and Perkins Family Wellness has been recognized by Hour Magazine as one of the Top Chiropractors in Metro Detroit for 3 years in row.