Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Finding Relief From Back Pain

Back pain is the pain that is usually felt at the back of the body. It has affected 75% of people at some point of their life. Lower back pain can be caused by both normal and abnormal causes. The normal causes, also known as the natural causes of lower back pain relief are not sitting, standing, lifting and bending properly, arthritis, and fractures. The abnormal causes of lower back pain are lumbar strain, nerve irritation, lumbar radiculopathy, bony encroachment, degenerative bone and joints conditions, tumors, bleeding or infection of the pelvis, Paget’s disease of bone and etc.

As we can see there are different causes of back pain relief. It is a curable condition, we need not to worry. Each cause has different reliefs. Here are some of the reliefs for lower back pain:

  • ·         Acupuncture treatments. The acupuncture needles are inserted along the invisible pathways. These invisible pathways when inserted with the acupuncture needles block the pain energy that goes to the energy pathways of the body. This is based from the traditional Chinese medicine.

  • ·         Capsaicin cream. The cream is applied to the skin then it eliminates the neurochemical that transmits pain in the body. Capsaicin is the active ingredient in chili peppers.

  • ·         Music Therapy. This kind of lower back pain relief reduces the disability, anxiety, and depression that are associated with chronic pain.

  • ·         Vitamin B12. This kind of relief has been found out to reduce lower back pain.

  • ·         Magnesium. This kind of relief maintains normal muscle and nerve function.

There is a lot of lower back pain reliefs that are available but before you decide on what relief to get, you must consult your doctor so that he can advice you on what kind of relief that you need to use for your lower back pain. 

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