Back Pain Relief Exercises - How Effective Are These Exercises And Would It Help You? By Trish Cannone When people get out of bed, sit for long hours or drive long journeys, the first thing they do once they step out, is to start back pain relief exercises. Although it sounds a little incredulous, bending over, twisting at the hip are all exercises that overcome back pain which we would do without a second thought. Stretching The first involuntary command the body sends out when it senses pain in the back is to stretch. Almost everyone, from those who have a healthy back to ones who suffer from back pain, can gain from stretching and exercising the soft tissues in muscles and ligaments around the spine in varying degrees. For stretching and exercises to show results, it may take a longer duration for people with ongoing back pain. Furthermore, to achieve this, one has to follow some guidelines with dedication and a certain degree of regularity: • The clothes worn should be non-binding and comfortable. • Perform the stretches slowly and avoid jerks, as it may lead to muscle tear. • Perform stretches on a clean, flat surface with enough space to move around in. • Hold stretches for around 20-30 seconds and repeat for 5-10 times. Exercises There are some exercises which basically are advanced versions of simple stretches. These exercises are aimed at strengthening the back muscles rather than simply relieving them of pain. The most common ones are: 1. Back flexion: While lying on the back, pull the knees towards the chest and simultaneously bring the head forward forming a ball. Remember to keep the breathing even. 2. Knees to chest: While lying on the back and knees bent with both heels on the floor, put both the hands under one knee and bring up to your chest. Do alternatively with both knees. Effectiveness Of Exercises On Back Pain Although these back pain relief exercises are effective, they tend to have a lot of problems along with them. These are only effective as long as one performs them correctly, regularly and with a certain sense of devotion. If an exercise is performed wrongly, it may lead to more pain than curing it. Also, considering the busy and hectic schedule of modern families, time is a rare luxury, and these back pain relief exercises, although provide relief in the long run, are time-consuming and rarely provide immediate relief.
A Popular & Effective Alternative No doubt stretching and exercising are better options than going for pain-relief products that contain harmful ingredients and provide only short-term relief. And undoubtedly these are the better options for young people who can perform them. But what about elderly people? What if there is a product out there that: • Provides long-term relief • Is free from side-effects • Is easily available • Does not contain harmful ingredients but instead contains proven natural ingredients like Rhus Tox, Naja, Ignatia, etc. Wouldn't that be a great alternative to hours of hard work spent in stretching and exercising for the old and the young alike? To answer the inevitable question, as to whether a product like this really exists, an Institute has been working to find a solution like this. And they have found the answer in a revolutionary ointment containing all the mentioned natural ingredients as mentioned above and Cetyl Myristoleate, which is scientifically proven to cure pain without side-effects. And so comes an easy and cheap alternative to back pain relief exercises, relieving us of our misery and toil! If your daily routine does not allow you to perform regular back pain relief exercises as needed to stop back pain, applying natural herbal cream on your back made from homeopathic ingredients is proven to work as the best alternative to stop back pain quickly and safely. Click here for more information: http://www.rubonpainrelief.org
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Published on Jan 11, 2012
When people get out of bed, sit for long hours or drive long journeys, the first thing they do once they step out, is to start back pain rel...