Natural Remedies For Back Pain

Back Pain relief

Back Pain Relief

Get real relief from back pain. Strengthen your back with regular exercise and good nutrition. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful:

What You Need To Know:

  • Take care of your back
    Practice good workplace and lifestyle habits, such as lifting and standing properly; learn proper exercises to reduce back pain from a qualified instructor
  • Try an enzyme preparation
    Take 4 to 8 tablets a day of proteolytic enzymes containing trypsin, chymotrypsin, and/or bromelain to control inflammation
  • Try B vitamins
    Take vitamins B1 (150 mg a day), B6 (150 mg a day), and B12 (250 mcg a day) so you need less anti-inflammatory medication, and to help you prevent relapses of back pain
  • Consider seeing a chiropractor
    A qualified practitioner may be able to help correct spinal problems that contribute to back pain and disability
  • Get a checkup
    See your healthcare provider to make sure your symptoms are not related to a medical problem
  • Quit smoking
    Smokers suffer more from back pain, probably due to reduced nutrition to spinal discs

These recommendations are not comprehensive and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or pharmacist. Continue reading the full low back pain article for more in-depth, fully-referenced information on medicines, vitamins, herbs, and dietary and lifestyle changes that may be helpful.