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3 Things to Try to Help Ease Your Pain

By Virginia Laird

Back pain is no one's friend. While it lingers, much like that of an uninvited guest, it does not have to. Although those suffering with the pain may feel as if there is no end in sight, the truth is that there are many things you can do, or small changes to your daily routine you can make, to help with your pain. Chiropractors provide a glimpse of hope with a few tips you can try to help manage and prevent your pain, including:

  • Opt for a smaller purse 
  • Sit up straight 
  • Visit your chiropractor

Opt For a Smaller Purse

Heavy purses (or bags) can be a burden to your back. Chiropractors preach that carrying heavy bags on your shoulder for long periods of time can lead to restriction of the spine and pain. For this reason it is advised that you should opt for a smaller bag or purse. Using one that is on the smaller side can help you limit the weight you are toting around, Before you head out the door with your bag, consider how long you will need to carry it around, and where possible, choose something a little smaller and lighter.

Sit Up Straight

Your posture can be one of the many reasons why you do (or do not) experience back pain. Whether you are sitting at a desk, standing up, walking, or lounging around the house it is imperative that you make sitting up straight a habit. Chiropractors admit that slouching is one way to ensure back pain. It is advised that you make your posture a priority and choose to always sit tall. Start today taking notice of your posture and begin making changes as necessary to improve it to prevent back pain. 

Visit Your Chiropractor

Another great way to help manage and prevent back pain is to visit your chiropractor. Chiropractors work to eliminate back pain. Using adjustments to the vertebrae of the spine, your chiropractor can reduce restriction and retstore function. If you are one looking for help managing your pain, now is the time to drop by The Joint Chiropractic to get started on your personalized pain prevention plan. With more than 500 locations nationwide you are sure to find one nearby. And with no appointment necessary, getting your routine care started can be as simple as dropping by on your way home from work. 

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

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