So you have back pain?! It hurts?! Whether this is your first experience of back pain or you’re it is the latest episode of many and you think you are the expert, do you know the right things to do? Don’t panicâ€¦there are some simple steps you can follow to help ease the pain. Visiting a chiropractor is about more than just hands on treatment, chiropractors will give you lots of back pain advice and suggestions for how to manage your back pain and help prevent it from returning. Leeds chiropractor Alison Eaves at Revive Chiropractic in Adel, a suburb of north Leeds has the following advice.
Back Pain Tip 1: Keep Active
If you have injured your back the last thing you should do is rest. Keeping active helps stimulate blood supply to the affected area and aids the normal healing process. Lying in bed or worse still, lounging on the sofa will only stiffen things up and your back pain will feel worse. You may not want to go out and run a marathon and it is advisable to avoid heavy lifting and being in the same position for long periods of time but normal day to day activities such as going to work should be perfectly manageable.
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