Back pain is an unpleasant feeling. It often has to be experienced by people who spend most of the day sitting or, conversely, have too much physical activity. Also, back pain can be caused by diseases such as radiculitis, osteochondrosis, herniated discs.
Most often, warming agents are used to get rid of back pain. Warming up improves blood circulation, thereby providing pain relief. You can apply a regular water or electric heating pad to the sore spot. Instead, a linen bag is sometimes used with salt, sand or seeds, for example, from cherries or cherries. 3-4 cups of one of the ingredients are heated in the oven or in a frying pan and poured into a tight bag or pillowcase. Then they are pressed to the sore spot and held until the agent cools down.
Before using any remedies for treatment, you need to undergo a medical examination. If serious diseases are detected, it is necessary to undergo a health course prescribed by a doctor.
Clay is considered another folk remedy for back pain. It has a good heat-retaining effect, in addition, it contains minerals that are beneficial to the body, helping to heal the cause of the pain. The clay is combined with warm water and a kind of soft dough is kneaded. It is applied to the lower back and removed when the mass has cooled down and is completely dry.
The mummy compress will also help to cure the pain and its cause. A small amount of mountain resin is heated so that the mass becomes soft and elastic. Before going to bed, apply to a sore spot and insulate with polyethylene and a terry towel or scarf. Keep the compress overnight. In the morning, residual resin can be easily washed off with warm water.
Also, modern pharmaceuticals offer a large number of pain relievers. Among them are warming ointments and gels, pain relievers, pepper patches, which can be easily used at home.
Recommended for muscle spasms and compresses from alcoholic tinctures of propolis, lilacs or dandelions. It is necessary to rub the sore spot with tincture before going to bed, and then insulate it with a towel or scarf.
In some cases, back massage will also be effective. However, you should not apply this method of treatment without consulting your doctor.
Relieve back pain and phyto-baths. For example, 200 g of dry mustard is added to a hot bath. You can also make a mint decoction. 300 g of a dry plant is poured with 3 liters of water and boiled over low heat for 20 minutes. Then add the broth to the bath. Water procedures should be taken for 10-15 minutes, then wipe dry and wrap up warmly. Sometimes it is enough to take a good steam bath with a birch, oak or nettle broom.
An excellent prevention of back muscle spasms is maintaining correct posture and gymnastics. You don't have to go to the gym or fitness center to do this. It is enough to do a couple of exercises to strengthen the back in the morning.
Among other things, it is worth reconsidering your lifestyle. If by the nature of your activity you have to spend a long time sitting, do not forget to take breaks for a short warm-up. Carry heavy weights often or work in the garden or vegetable garden all day - at least for the duration of treatment, leave these activities. Also, when treating the causes of back pain, it is advised to change the soft bed to a hard mattress.