Yoga Pain Relief Tips

March 27th, 2013 Posted in Exercises

  While practicing Yoga, you will find it helpful to follow some Yoga pain relief tips as described in this article. Do not keep your legs too straight as it may cause tight hamstrings. Bend your knees slightly. Try hamstring stretches to loosen a tight hamstring. Flex your hips now and then to avoid tight hips or flexors. Engage your abdomen while doing strengthening exercises to avoid stiffness in the lower back. Do not overdo any exercise that you feel is not comfortable. Keep a cushion or blanket under your knees if you feel pain while lying on your back.     Yoga Pain Relief Tips Don’t go too straight: Since lower back pain can be caused by tight hamstrings, doing poses with straight legs can cause pressure and discomfort.   Read more…


Yoga For Pain Relief

March 25th, 2013 Posted in Exercises

  Yoga for pain relief has often been found to be an alternative therapy to the traditional treatments which have failed to produce significant results. Research work has confirmed that yoga improves function and reduces pain while increasing mobility in work according to the article below. Even those who have undertaken regular stretching routines have experienced the same benefit as those taking yoga classes. The study has been carried out on those who were willing to do the exercise. The instructors conducting the yoga classes were well versed on back problems and were able to instruct the participants to modify the poses if necessary when finding any weak spots.     Yoga For Pain Relief A recent study funded by the government’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine found   Read more…


L5 S1 Back Pain Relief

March 20th, 2013 Posted in pain relief

  Pain at the Sacroiliac Joint is one of the main causes of lower back issues. Many are the causes of pain in the SI joint. Pregnancy can be a factor as well as people who have a comparatively smaller leg length resulting in abnormal alignment of the body, or due to an automobile accident. To obtain L5 S1 back pain relief according to this article, non-surgical treatment by doctors is advised where Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen may be administered but will not be effective in the end in controlling the inflammation.   Injections containing numbing medication may be useful in providing short-term relief, but to avoid the pain from recurring, steroid injections may be the solution for long-term relief. Getting relief from pain after numbing the SI joint is only   Read more…


Bad Back At Work

March 19th, 2013 Posted in Lower back relief

  Those who are required to sit for hours at a desk have increased possibility of a bad back at work because of poor posture, sedentary activities, and bad ergonomics. According to this article, this results in creating pressure on the spine and compression of the nerves leading to arthritis, herniated discs, and other back problems. The pain is likely to affect the back, buttocks, legs, and feet associated with muscular weakness, numbness, and pinching sensations all over the body. To overcome this problem, the best alternative is to strengthen the core muscles through proper exercises and a balanced nutritious diet. Strong muscles can take the pressure off the spine in a great way.     Bad Back At Work Each week, millions of Americans sit at work, typing away   Read more…


Lower Back Pain From Car Seats

March 17th, 2013 Posted in Lower back relief

  Prolonged hours of sitting in a poor ergonomic posture during desk work, while driving, or during household work may be the cause of lower back soreness. According to this article, lower back pain from car seats is often a result of the fact that most cars do not have their seats designed to provide the correct lumbar support. This may lead to incapacitating pain for weeks. Exercises for strengthening the core muscles and yoga may be useful, but spinal extension exercises can be of immense help to combat the effects of hours of sitting. Lumbar rolls also can come of great use in the car, as it helps in the proper alignment of the spinal cord, and provides support while recovering from acute lower back problems.     Lower   Read more…


Lower Back Pain In The Office

March 15th, 2013 Posted in Lower back relief

  Research work in this article reveals that there is a direct correlation between working with computers for long hours and neck and back issues. The main reason is simply a poor sitting posture and improper ergonomic arrangements in the office. Employers need to take care of employees who are required to work with computers for long hours through implementing OHS practices to prevent them from lower back pain in the office. Workplace exercise can be of immense help for those sitting throughout the day to avoid back and neck soreness, but also diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular diseases.     Lower Back Pain In The Office   Office workers are in pain – and businesses need to do more to help them.   At least, that’s the finding of a   Read more…


Movement For Lower Back Soreness

March 13th, 2013 Posted in Exercises

  It has been advocated that one of the best ways to prevent chronic lower back pain is through semi-vigorous exercises. A 12-week program is available for iPhone and iPad users and on DVD according to this article. These exercises are aimed at movement for lower back soreness of the knees and shoulders. Physical inactivity can only worsen the pain and lead to more complications, while these recommended exercises activate the small muscles to help the spine become more flexible. This program helps both the body and brain to combat the internal signals that are responsible for chronic pain.     Movement For Lower Back Soreness   For some people, working out can be a pain in the neck. Literally. Or maybe a pain in the lower back. And for   Read more…


Oxycontin And Back Pain

March 11th, 2013 Posted in Medication

  Oxycontin is a narcotic painkiller recommended for pain, which has been found to have mixed results. Although many have been benefitted by using this drug in relieving long-term back issues, some had fallen prey to it by inhibiting addiction resulting in death because of overdose. Oxycontin and back pain are correlated in both beneficial and harmful ways. While it may help in reducing chronic back soreness substantially, the addiction part of it may have a killer effect. Many instances have been found where people have become seriously addicted to Oxycontin have ultimately become physically impaired and had to rely on the help of others for every movement of their body.     Oxycontin And Back Pain   Driving home from a hunting trip in 2008, Johnny Sullivan called his   Read more…


Lower Back Pain Prevention And Treatment

March 7th, 2013 Posted in Prevention

  It is not advisable to go like a bull at a gate while doing exercises, as this may result in shoulder and back pain sometimes leading to an acute back condition. Following some strategies for lower back pain prevention and treatment, one can get substantial relief through low impact aerobic exercises, swimming, and walking to make the muscles strong and active according to this article. In case of acute pain, when no exercises are found to be providing relief, a chiropractor, physiotherapist, or any other medical professional should be consulted. Proper treatment, which includes icing and taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or homeopathic medicine, can give desired results.     Lower Back Pain Prevention And Treatment   Anyone who plays sports or exercises regularly has probably experienced a variety of   Read more…


Horse Exercises For Back Pain In Humans

March 5th, 2013 Posted in Exercises

  Experts have suggested that through short-term physiotherapeutic exercise, prevention of back pain may be obtained. This involves strengthening the multifidus muscles nestled around the vertebral columns, which controls and supports the movement of the spine. This program intended to strengthen the multifidus muscles of a horse; therefore, these horse exercises for back pain in humans are recommended in the following article. The results obtained after muscle-targeted exercises involving racehorses have prompted physicians to propose this method in humans.         Horse Exercises For Back Pain In Humans   Common sense says it’s better to prevent back pain than to treat the back after it starts to hurt. Now it appears there could be an effective way to do this for our horses through simple, but specific, exercises.   Read more…