Back pain is something that can make it very difficult to live your day to day life. It can take over everything because it can hurt so bad you won’t be able to concentrate on anything else. To get familiar with remedies for this kind of pain, read on.
My personal journey with healthy living started when I hurt my back. At first it was just an annoyance, but it gradually increased to the point where I couldn’t even hold my favorite pickleball paddle any more. If you are close to me you know how important the game of pickleball is to my life, so I had to do something to make it better.
Your back can start to hurt so bad that you’re not going to be able to do much more than stay in one position. This means that you need to get some kind of help with physical therapy because nothing can just take that pain away permanently. You may even need to get surgery, so it’s best to work with a doctor if you are in this much pain. If it comes and goes, you may find that it has to do with the weather. Either way, once you find out what causes it you can work around the issue better.
Are Medications The Answer?
Medications that include strong painkillers may be recommended and given to you by a doctor. One thing you need to keep in mind about this is that these medications can be addictive. The reason is that it will take more and more for you to feel like they are working after some time has passed. Not only that but they are not going to help with the cause of your pain and eventually aren’t going to work for you beyond making you feel a little normal. If you fear that you’re addicted to this kind of medication, let your doctor know and they can wean you offer.
One of the best things you can do to improve your back is to strengthen the muscles. Doing the right exercises, in the right way, can significantly reduce pain and improve your quality of life. Here is a handy YouTube video that outlines some of the exercises I did to reduce my back pain and get myself back on the pickleball courts:
Once you are able to deal with the back pain you are going to be able to get back to living without hurting all the time. Just be sure you are careful. If you have any questions after learning this information you should talk to your doctor.