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Try This to Prevent Back Pain

By Virginia Laird

For the millions who suffer with back pain, it can seem as though there is nothing you can do to find relief from such pain. Although, at times, back pain can keep you from enjoying routine daily activity, there is no reason to wallow in self pity. Instead, chiropractors suggest there are a few things you can try to help manage your back pain.

  • Go for a walk
  • Put down your devices
  • Visit your chiropractor

Go for a Walk

Chiropractors suggest those who find themselves struggling with back pain, should add a light walk daily. Although this can sound painful, the truth is that some movement can help release tension in the spine which can lead to less back pain. This is especially true for those who find themselves sitting for long periods of time each day. Research suggests that many find themselves chained to a desk for much of their workday. While being off your feet for the majority of the day may sound like a dream, it can be harsh on the back. Chiropractors advise that adding a 15-minute walk each day can be enough to release tension and manage back pain.

Put Down Your Devices

Another tip for reducing back pain is to put down your devices. This can include your phone, tablet, laptop, and others. Research suggests those who spend too much time on these devices struggle with upper back pain. This has a lot to do with the posture while using these devices. Putting them down can help you correct your posture, which leads to less pain. If you are one who struggles with the amount of time you spend on your devices, consider setting time limits for yourself.

Visit Your Chiropractor

When trying to rid your life of back pain, it is highly recommended that you make routine chiropractic care part of your healthcare regimen. Chiropractors work, using adjustments to the joints of the spine, to reduce joint restriction and restore function and full mobility. This can reduce, and quite often eliminate, back pain. If you are ready to begin your routine care, drop in on local The Joint Chiropractic in your community. With more than 425 locations nationwide, you are sure to find one nearby. And with no appointment necessary you can drop by when you need it most.  

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Peoria, Ariz. 

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