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According to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), at least 31 million American experience lower back pain at any given time. It is also a common ailment that affects at least eight out of ten people.

The poor posture, poor physical conditioning facilitated by inactivity, obesity, psychological/emotional stress, osteoporosis, and internal diseases like kidney stones, infections, and blood clots are the common culprits.

The structure of the back is complicated and it can be easily sprained, ruptured and irritated the inner workings that make it strong and supportive as it is made up of bones, joints, ligaments, and muscles.

Many people resort to popping painkillers to continue with their day-to-day life pain-free after ignoring the pain and taking it easy for some time. Then after some time, this becomes a habit and you ignore to treat the underlying. This can end up in liver damage, ulcers, and kidney damage, and potentially worsen problems with blood clotting.

Without the intervention of medications, you can prevent or treat disease. This can also work for back pain. Your first resort should be getting to the root of the cause by way of lifestyle changes and implementing scientifically-proven remedies.

Yoga

You can prevent and cure back pain safely and cheaply by triangle pose, cobra pose, cat pose and bridge pose which are all amazing beneficial asanas. According to the research, the practice and reduce the severity of chronic low back pain, boost serotonin levels, enhance mental health, and promote better sleep. You also can reduce the need for pain medication by Iyengar yoga.

Exercise Therapy

Most people think that bed rest and inactivity are the best cures. But, in order to reduce the back pain, be physically active as t is beneficial for strengthening the muscles of the spine.

Dr. Tim Carey, an internist at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill said, “Why are we not prescribing an inexpensive, effective treatment? Some of it is, I think, we don’t think of exercise as being a treatment the way a tablet or a procedure or a physical therapy treatment might. We’re a fairly pill-oriented society. Pills are easy to take, and as a doctor, pills are easy to prescribe.”

According to Chris Maher, a physical therapist turned health researcher at the University of Sydney in Australia, “What we do understand about the back it that the more you use it, the more likely you are to keep it strong, fit and healthy.”

According to one study, the patients were able to hold static postures and perform tasks that once aggravated the pain when they underwent a 10-week specific exercise treatment of the muscles surrounding the spine.

Salt Therapy

Back pain can be cured by Epson salt as it has great therapeutic value. You also can improve blood circulation by a compound of magnesium and sulfur that’s easily absorbed into the body, missing it in bath water with some essential oil drops such as lavender or ylang-ylang. And this will help you to relax muscle spasms, sooth nerves, and relieve pain.

Acupuncture

The back can be treated with the Chinese remedy of acupuncture. This is done by inserting needled into key points of the body to correct energy flow. According to a study, with the help of acupuncture, the most painful point of the back can have relief after just a single stimulation in patients.

Cold Therapy

Cold therapy is a very popular therapy. This uses ice packs, ice massage, or cold whirlpools to bring down the temperature of the skin and tissues beneath to t a depth of 2-4 cm. this can help you to decrease the activation of the pain receptors across the body called nociceptors, which carry pain signals to the brain. Tissue metabolism, blood flow, inflammation, and muscle spasm.

Massage Therapy

Many people desire pressure on their pain points, even if it’s a knot or a strange new pain. A massage can bring immense relief to painful areas using a tool, device, or the help of another’s hands. Researchers have also proven that massage therapy brings immense relief for people who suffer back pain. One study has done with 30 participants with low back pain; they have given 30-minute massage therapy twice a week for five weeks. The end result was less pain, less depression and anxiety and also they had better sleep.