Back Pain

Majority of back pain is caused by muscle strains Usually heals with conservative treatments and time Muscles in the lower back have an excellent blood supply bringing it the necessary nutrients for healing to occur.

Do’s & Don’ts

Maintain or achieve a healthy weight

Regular exercises

Eat healthily, drink plenty of water.

Practice good body mechanics.

Good quality sleep.

Avoid smoking.

Travel to work by walking or biking.

Get off public transport a stop earlier than normal or park your car further away from the office.

Stand instead of sitting when working as much as possible. Find as many excuses to get out of your chair as possible.

Spend time during breaks to go for a brisk walk or do some stretching to keep the muscles loose and strong.

My advice

Chances are you will experience back pain at some point in your life Expensive diagnostic tests cannot always identify the cause of your pain There is no quick fix Establish a healthy lifestyle

Remember – “The decision is more important than the incision.”

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