Back pain is a common ailment. Most people have back pain for many reasons. The most common cause of back pain is either from an injury, or lifting something heavy, sitting in wrong positions, putting too much pressure on the back. Doctors give many advice for back pain. Here are some home remedies for relieve back pain.
Apply ice pack at the area where the pain is taking place. Applying ice pack to the area of the pain can cause the inflammation to stay at a minimum and decreases the ability of nerves to carry pain signals to the brain.
Put some ice cubes in a plastic bag. Keep it for thirty minutes. Then remove the bag and again repeat for twenty minutes.
Take a hot bath, if the injury or pain have passed for more than 24 hours then ice cannot help to cure the pain. Heat may increase the muscles elasticity and reduces the pain.
Get enough sleep, getting enough rest is important when your back muscles are strained,the best way to lie is sideways with your knees flexed and a pillow between them and if you lie on your back, then put a pillow under your knees.
Hope this helped to decrease your back pain. Do consult a doctor if the pain is unbearable or too serious.
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