Humans have been plagued with back pain since our fall from the trees and started walking upright . Since that time we have tried many ways to heal our pain . Unfortunately , our ancestors did not have access to modern medicines and procedures that we have. Today we very quickly about popping pills or go to the doctor or chiropractor and for any aches and pains . So what our ancestors used to cure a bad back and the old -timey medicine effective ?
Well the answer is yes ! There are many home remedies for back pain . I do not know what their secret : mostly just common sense . But sometimes surprising how often common sense flies out the window when cloud our assessment of pain .
First let's look at some of the benefits of using this " secret home remedy " .
1 . These drugs can relieve or eliminate back pain .
2 . You will feel better .
3 . You will improve your sleep quality .
4 . You can save money compared to over the counter or prescription medications .
Does this sound good ? There are many benefits , but I think this is enough to motivate you to try this medicine secrets .
Here are some solutions that have worked for me and I 'm sure it could work for you . Some of these secrets can be used immediately and while the pain subsides and some only after checking with your doctor .
1 . Rest : Yes I know " Big Secret " but it 's amazing how many people have forgotten how to really rest . First turn off all electronic devices at least half an hour before bedtime and keep your bedroom dark and cool . If you have a more serious sleep problems see your physician .
2 . Pillow : Another method I like to lie on my side with a pillow wedged between my knees .
3 . Cold compresses : Go to the freezer and grab a bag of frozen peas , wrapped in a towel and place directly on the painful area . Have you ever noticed how when an injured athlete the first thing they do is to apply the " ice " ? They do this because it works ! Shellfish cold and deadens nerve pain . But only continues to compress the maxium twenty minutes .
4 . Heat : There are many rubs and lotions you can buy that can help with the pain . However, a simple home remedy is to create or have someone sew the fabric to make a bag of rice . Pop the bag into the microwave for a few seconds and placed on the painful area . Heat relaxes muscles and relieve the pain . My wife likes to switch to cold to hot packs because she says shocks muscles and nerves . Try it , just remember not too hot or cold and is only used for twenty minutes at a time .
5 . Massage : I love a good massage and find it really helped me get back to relax . Real massage simplest is to use what you might have in your closet : Olive Oil . Only heating a couple of teaspoons in a glass bowl in the microwave and apply it to your back . Again be careful it is not too hot . Do not worry about proper technique , just slow up and down or circular motion is all it takes .
6 . Hot Honey & Lemon Juice : This is my father's cure for almost all food from a cold to a bad back . I do not ever remember Dad taking sick days and he lived to eighty- nine . A modern version of the secret ingredients are the following : a cup of hot water , a tablespoon of honey and a little lemon juice . I would like to put a slice of lemon right into the cup full . Stir and microwave until hot and drink slowly . Take some non - aspirin over the counter pain pills , a hot shower or bath and go to bed early .
Give this " secret home remedies for back pain " trying . They can help you to relieve pain and restore your health . I can personally approve each one because I have used them to relieve sciatic pain on my own . In addition to cure your pain , health benefits are an added bonus . Of course if the pain does not go see your doctor .