Home remedies for fast back pain relief

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Being aware of posture and trying to correct it may seem difficult at first, but it can help reduce the possibility of future injuries. Photo: Pexels


(Jennifer Berry/ Medical News Today) — Many home remedies can help relieve back pain, including stretching and exercise, heat and cold packs, changing footwear, having a massage, and applying arnica.

Lower back pain is the leading cause of absenteeism from work. Up to 80% of adults will experience lower back pain at least once in their lives.

The back muscles and spine support much of the body’s weight. A person uses the muscles for everyday movements, including sitting, standing, and walking. People can also experience pain in other areas, including the neck and middle and upper back.

Over-the-counter pain medications, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen, may help relieve pain. Once a healthcare professional has ruled out serious conditions, a person may find home remedies to help manage their symptoms.

Home treatments may include the following. (…)

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