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A Few Tips to Help With Your Back Pain

By Virginia Laird

Avoiding back pain completely can be a nearly impossible feat. Still, chiropractors insist there are a few things that you can do to help reduce the occurrence of such pain. A few things to consider trying to help manage your pain include:

  • Make stretching part of your daily routine
  • Dress comfortably 
  • Be well-rested

Make Stretching Part of Your Daily Routine 

While it may seem like an elementary concept, stretching daily can help prevent back pain from taking over your day. When it appears, much of the time the pain can be so intense that it stops you from accomplishing anything you need to get done. Chiropractors suggest that stretching lightly each morning can be enough to help loosen the muscles and release tension. It is advised that you should stretch at least your back and neck. Give this a try right away and begin noticing how it affects your back pain.

Dress Comfortably

Wearing comfy clothing is always a good idea when it comes to getting rid of back pain. Chiropractors indicate that many wear their clothing too tight, causing restricted movement of the body which can lead to pain. Rather than have this happen to you, it is advised that you wear clothing loose enough to allow the body to move without issue. This includes the shoes you choose to wear. Chiropractors suggest that wearing shoes that offer no support and have heels that are too tall can be a leading cause to your back pain woes.  

Be Well-Rested

Getting plenty of sleep is always a great way to reduce your pain. Research suggests that those who lack enough sleep can struggle to keep back pain at bay. When the body is exhausted, not only does it struggle to function properly, it can have a hard time getting rid of pain. It is suggested that the average adult get at least six hours of uninterrupted sleep each night. Chiropractors suggest that you start getting plenty of sleep to help manage and prevent the pain.

If you are one who struggles with back pain too much for these tips to handle, consider making routine chiropractic care part of your healthcare regimen. Research suggests that chiropractic care can help manage and prevent back pain. As chiropractors work to restore function in the spine, tension is released that can help reduce such pain. When you are ready to begin your routine care, drop by The Joint Chiropractic in your community. With more than 450 locations nationwide you are sure to find one nearby. And with no appointment necessary, getting started on your personalized pain prevention plan can be as simple as dropping by at your earliest convenience.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in San Diego, Calif.

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