5 ways to keep your back pain at bay

3 years ago

Spine pain or back pain is a common ailment that everyone is suffering nowadays. Every young and adult is facing ache in the spine or lower back. It is a chronic issue about which we don’t take preventive measures on a daily basis. If we work on our body posture daily, follow the proper way of sitting, waking and sleeping, the chances of lowering the back pain are higher.

Maintaining a good posture is quite necessary for the ligaments, bones, and muscles to work smoothly, otherwise, they become hard and stiff and causes pain. If it continues for a long time, then it may cause deformity of the spine.

Therefore, maintaining a good posture only requires some of the easy steps that every individual should follow:

1. Straighten the body: whether you are sitting or standing, always do it straightly. Working on the desk for long hours is tiring and sometimes you slay down on your chair, which is not right for the body. Do keep your body straight and shoulders back and head up. When getting tired from the work, do a brisk walk for refreshing yourself.

2.  Lift heavy objects correctly: Take extra care while lifting the heavy objects. You can injure your back if objects are not lifted correctly.

3. Footwear plays an important role in improving the posture as feet holds the whole of the body. If they are strong only then they are able to hold. Properly fitted shoes provide a supportive base that helps the spine and body remain in alignment.

4. Diet containing Vitamin D: Vitamin D is very essential for bones and muscles health. A healthy diet containing all the essential vitamins and minerals should be taken by everyone. The sun is a natural source of vitamin D.

5. Exercise:  Strong hip, pelvic muscles are important to provide support for the lower back and avoid injury. Exercise like walking, climbing staircase —increases blood flow to the spine, which supplies healing nutrients and hydration to the structures in your lower back.

DISCLAIMER: This article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general orthopedic topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.

Seema Jain

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