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Your Back Pain Managed Now: Try This

By Virginia Laird

When it comes to back pain, there is no laughing about it. For many, back pain is a serious issue that interrupts routine activities and daily life. Chiropractors say that while back pain is incredibly intrusive it does not have to keep you from enjoying your lifestyle. A few helpful tips that chiropractor suggest include:

  • Check your shoes 
  • Make stretching part of your daily plan
  • Use proper posture

Check Your Shoes

Whether you realize it or not, your shoes play a huge role in back pain or lack thereof. Many who complain of back pain may also be guilty of wearing shoes that offer little to no support. Chiropractors advise that shoes providing plenty of support and cushion are best when it comes to preventing and managing back pain. These types of shoes do not include extremely high heels. Instead, chiropractors say that your shoes should be at or below two inches of heels. If you are one who loves the fashion life it may be necessary that you alter the shoes you enjoy wearing. Before you head out the door today, check your shoes to make sure they offer the support you need.

Make Stretching Part of Your Daily Plan

A large number of those who suffer with back pain would admit that they do not include stretching as part of their daily regimen. Chiropractors advise that stretching is a tool that is necessary when trying to manage back pain. Adding stretches to your morning routine can help release tension. Getting rid of tension can help reduce restriction and pain as you go throughout your daily activities.

Use Proper Posture

One factor in back pain that many struggle with is using good posture. Proper posture does not come natural for very many people. Chiropractors indicate that those who use correct posture must train their bodies to do so.  As you find yourself using poor posture, take the time to pause, stand up and stretch, and then go back to your activity using the correct posture you need. This is one great way to help your body recognize good posture and prevent back pain.

Even after using these tips, millions will struggle with their back pain. For those who suffer with pain too severe for these tips to help with relief, a trip to your chiropractor can be helpful. While you are there, your chiropractor will work with you to establish a pain prevention plan to help meet the needs and concerns you have. If you are ready to find relief from your back pain, drop by The Joint Chiropractic in your community. With more than 475 locations nationwide, you are sure to find one nearby. And with no appointment necessary, getting started on your routine care is as easy as stopping by during your lunch break. 

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

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