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You work too hard. You lift too much. You swing that golf club a little too hard. Or sometimes, you just bend over, and BLAMMO! Your back reminds you with stiffness, aches, tenderness, pain and even that “locked up” feeling.
Back pain? You’re not alone.
- If you have lower back pain, you aren’t alone… almost 80 percent of adults experience it during their lives. Men and women both suffer equally, especially when we get too little exercise followed by a strenuous weekend workout.
The lower back where most back pain occurs includes the five vertebrae (L1-L5) in the lumbar area, which supports the weight of the upper body. The vast majority of low back pain is mechanical in nature. The majority of acute low back pain is mechanical: a disruption in the way the spine, muscles, discs and nerves work together.
Time to reach for Brazilian Menthol.
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What else can I do to help my back?
Don’t slouch when standing or sitting. The lower back can support a person’s weight most easily when the curvature is reduced. When standing, keep your weight balanced on your feet.
At home or work, make sure work surfaces are at a comfortable height.
Sit in a chair with good lumbar support and proper position and height for the task. Keep shoulders back. Switch sitting positions often and periodically walk around the office or gently stretch muscles to relieve tension. A pillow or rolled-up towel placed behind the small of the back can provide some lumbar support. During prolonged periods of sitting, elevate feet on a low stool or a stack of books.
Wear comfortable, low-heeled shoes.
Sleeping on one’s side with the knees drawn up in a fetal position can help open up the joints in the spine and relieve pressure by reducing the curvature of the spine. Always sleep on a firm surface.
Don’t try to lift objects that are too heavy. Lift from the knees, pull the stomach muscles in, and keep the head down and in line with a straight back. When lifting, keep objects close to the body. Do not twist when lifting.
Maintain proper nutrition and diet to reduce and prevent excessive weight gain, especially weight around the waistline that taxes lower back muscles. A diet with sufficient daily intake of calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D helps to promote new bone growth.
Quit smoking. Smoking reduces blood flow to the lower spine, which can contribute to spinal disc degeneration. Smoking also increases the risk of osteoporosis and impedes healing. Coughing due to heavy smoking also may cause back pain.