Millions of Americans are suffering back Pain on a daily basis. If you have been agonizing with back pain during this social distancing time, you are not alone. It is difficult dealing with work stress plus physical pain. Pain and emotional stress come together most of the time. More than 75% of adults experience some types of back pain at some point in our life, and causing doctor’s office visits increases.
Back pain takes various signs and symptoms, it may come after two strenuous gardening days before, it may present as persistent dull ache, motion restricted pain, or sudden sharp pain. Sometimes, it is from a sprain, fracture, or abnormal accidental injury. It may cause by disc disease, or spinal stenosis, blocked spinal nerves. Many patients develop back pain with sedentary life style, desk work, or weight gain.
The good news is that most back pain normally resolve themselves after few days or weeks with over the counter inflammatory medicine or skillful exercises, surgery is rarely needed.
Get More Exercise
As workers are required to work from home more, new exercise strategies are needed. If your chronic pain is hurting more, you need to plan time for daily exercise. Create a new back pain exercise habit. We now know that physical activity helps ease the mind, the inflammation and relieving muscle tension by keeping blood and new nutrients flowing to the affected area. Most exercises boost endorphins and enhance chronic pain relief.
Endorphins are brainy chemicals that improve our feelings, our moods, they block pain signals. Exercises enhance muscles tones, muscles strengths and reduce further pain and injury. Exercises prevent weigh gain, reduce heart disease risk and control blood sugar levels. Design your own minimum exercise routine, walking, swimming, stretching or cycling habits.
Because smoking narrows down the blood capillaries and blood vessels restricting oxygen and nutrients flow in to the spinal discs. Spinal disc will dry faster and causes back pain.
Watch your weight
Watch your habit of eating at night, night snacks. More pounds accumulate in your mid body, can worsen back pain, more strain on your lower back. Avoid night snacks if you suffer with back pain.
Get a Massage
A good massage can move blood and lymph, refresh your body. Massage can help reduce stress and relieve tension headache. Massage may work miracles for chronic pain sufferers. The touchy feely of massage connects one human with another.
Don’t rumminage on pain
Chronic pain is part emotions and part physical phenomenon. Whey you pay too much attention of pain, it makes pain worse emotionally. Distract with pain, by finding something you like doing and volunteering. Deciding on an activity that keeps you busily happy and thinking about beneficiary ideas. You might not be able to thinking about pain, but life is more than just pain.
Reduce stressful thoughts in your day. Stress aggravates chronic pain. Negative emotions like depression, worrisome, anxiety can increase the body’s reactions to pain. By learning expressive writing, breathing techniques, yoga poses, you may find extraordinary beneficial chronic pain relief. Try something new on a daily basis, it is new to you and for you.
Consult your doctor
You may speak to your doctor, ask for ideas dealing with chronic back pain, you always can call our office (727) 548-1111, we specialize in treating chronic pain, low back pain, neck pain, hip and knee pain.