9 Ways To Say Bye To Back Pain

A man sitting in bed wincing and touching his backIs your back bothering you, and are you wondering how to get rid of your back pain? If the phrase “Ouch, my back!” is a regular part of your life, you’re not alone: 65 million Americans suffer from back pain. Slow, gentle activity can help you live with, if not banish, tired muscles and stiff joints. Certain movements or postures aren’t recommended for a weak back. Here are some suggestions for what’s best for you to banish the pain.

 1. Stand Better

Standing for long periods can be stressful on your lower back. If you have to stand for work, try placing one foot on a stool or other low object. Then change feet every so often. This will help take the pressure off your lower back. Wearing cushioned shoes or standing on a thick rubber mat can also help relieve pressure when you have to stand for long hours.