Back pain home remedy Manemaddhu

Suffering from a back pain ? In this post we bring out few tips which you can try at home and relieve from pain for instant comfort.

Home remedy

  • Apply an ice pack on the painful area for 15 minutes . Apply at least 3 times a day
  • Consume 2 or 3 cloves of garlic every morning
  • Rubbing the painful area with garlic oil is also good for relieving the pain. 
  • Prepare garlic oil by frying 10 cloves of garlic in 60ml of mustard oil or sesame oil on a slow fire till the cloves turn brown, then cooled oil should be applied on back before taking bath. Take a warm bath after 2-3 hours. Follow this for at least 15 days
  • Apply a paste of ginger powder mixed with water to affected area. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off. Then rub the back with eucalyptus oil.
  • Take the juice of one lemon mixed with pinch of common salt twice a day
  • Application of raw potato in the form of poultice is very effective in back pain , especially lower back
  • Maintain balanced weight. Wear comfortable , low heeled shoes
  • Maintain right posture while working in office
  • Use a chair with good back support. If your are sitting for a long period of time , try resting your feet on the floor or on a low stool
  • Take frequent breaks to stretch your body.
  • Driving long distance ? Use a pillow or rolled-up towel behind your back. Rest a while & run a mile
  • If you have trouble sleeping, try sleeping on your back with pillow under your knees or sleep on your side with your knees bent and a pillow between your knees which relaxes tense muscles.
  • Get regular low impact exercises & gentle yoga.
  • Practice safe ways of lifting and moving heavy objects to reduce the risk of straining your back.
  • Avoid exposure to cold weather or cold winds
  • Quit smoking as it decreases blood flow and prevents healing.
  • Avoid heavy weight lifting
  • Avoid lifting with twisting , bending forward or reaching
  • Avoid sitting for long periods of time
  • Change your sitting position frequently

Disclaimer : 
 Always seek advice of your physician or qualified health professionals before taking any new treatment This information is not a substitute for professional medical advise.