Back Pain Relief

Back Pain Relief Products For Home Use That Can Really Help

Although we focus a lot on the neck, many people suffer both neck and back pain. The back is intimately connected to the neck and this is evident in posture. With poorly supported chairs, sofas and car seats, the low back cannot maintain its normal curve causing poor back posture. As the back curve straightens, the head and neck move forward resulting in the poor neck posture and it’s many harmful effects. Back pain relief products are an important part of our solutions.

Areas of back strain, psoas muscle problems, piriformis muscle syndrome as well as sacroiliac joint problems are common and we offer some suggestions for relief from simple corrections in your daily activities, to posture modification and some devices that are easy to use and can really help.

Local areas of muscle strain are very prevalent among back pain sufferers and is seen in up to 85% of chronic pain patients. The intensity of pain can change from day to day and is typically made worse and maintained in a chronic state by poor sitting postures, conterproductive ergonomics, repetitive motions, stress, lack of sleep and even nutritional imbalances. So, this will be a major focus of our efforts for low back pain relief and trying to help prevent disability.

Herniated discs in and other disc related problems, ligament injuries and other musculoskeletal problems relate to back pain and many of the issues regarding neck pain also relate to the back. Injuries respond to many of the same relief efforts as detailed throughout necksolutions and we will be addressing more specific details regarding back pain relief products and methods like specific back pain exercises, general back exercises or comprehensive back stabilization exercises.

Back supports can be beneficial back pain relief products in both relief and prevention of back problems. We have professional grade back belts that we really believe make a difference and are solutions to the many cheap products available almost everywhere.

We offer a nice line home traction units for the lower back which can help take relieve pressure from a herniated or bulging disc in the back, restore motion and increase nutrients to the joints.

Did you know that keeping a thick wallet in your back pocket can contribute to back pain and even leg pain or sciatica symptoms? Something as simple as moving your wallet to your front pocket can be a key to back pain relief.

One of the most common problems as we age is degeneration of the discs, ligaments, muscles and joints. One area of specialty is the use of antibiotics to treat back pain. A special type of condition called Modic I Degeneration is a rapid and destructive cause of higher levels of back pain, once thought to be a normal finding. This has lead to a treatment for severe back pain that may avoid surgery.

We offer solutions for seeking treatment of back joint disease that can be responsible for back and leg pain seen when standing, sitting and bending backwards. We also talk about options for treating Schmorl’s nodes, which are a type of disc herniation the goes into the spinal bone. Often found on x-rays and are not usually problematic, they can be quite painful when active.

Most often thought of as helping pregnancy or for maternity, a good body pillow is a back pain relief product that can help just as a good neck pillow can help with neck pain relief.

You know what they say about an ounce of prevention, well safe lifting is a major key to preventing back pain from sudden or repetitive injuries. We have some great information on how to help you lift properly and posture solutions to make sitting less harmful. Additionally, did you know that being a workaholic can increase risk of disability from back pain? Here are some Tips To Help

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A 2017 review in American Family Physician on noninvasive treatments for lower back pain indicates how confusing and frustrating this can be. “Back pain is a highly prevalent problem with no clear algorithmic treatment strategy. Based on this review, physicians may want to reassess what noninvasive treatments they are using for low back pain.”

A 2021 study in Geriatric Nursing found that older adults with back pain reported worse physical performance and function, depressive symptoms and fatigue compared with those without indicating the importance of reducing the negative impact of back pain by developing strategies for pain management among older adults.

A 2021 study in Experimental & Molecular Medicine found that night shift workers are more prone to intervertebral disc degeneration. This was promoted by disruption in the circadian rhythm. Mechanical loading further accelerated the degeneration in a light/dark cycle disrupted environment.

Author Bio

Stephen Ornstein, D.C. has treated thousands of neck, shoulder and back conditions since graduating Sherman Chiropractic College in 1987 and during his involvement in Martial Arts. He holds certifications as a Peer Review Consultant from New York Chiropractic College, Physiological Therapeutics from National Chiropractic College, Modic Antibiotic Spinal Therapy from Dr. Hanne Albert, PT., MPH., Ph.D., Myofascial Release Techniques from Logan Chiropractic College, and learned Active Release Technique from the founder, P. Michael Leahy, DC, ART, CCSP.