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May 24, 2019 Back Pain Treatment

If you’re over 18, chances are you’ve experienced lower back pain. According to the National Institute of Health, 80% of American adults will experience this pain once in their lives. In fact, it is the leading cause of workplace disability and the second most common reason for call-offs in the US.

If you suffer from pain but prefer to avoid medication, this article is for you. In it, we outline four of the best lower back exercises you can do to ease your discomfort.

The Best Lower Back Exercises to Manage Your Pain

Before undertaking any exercise, speak with your doctor to ensure you won’t damage your back further. Relief depends on what is causing the discomfort, but these simple stretches and exercises may help.

1. Hamstring Stretches

When hip flexors (the muscles stretching over the top of the thigh and pelvis) are too short, the lower back over-arches. When hamstrings are tight, the back is flattened.

Either of these conditions stresses the muscles and causes pain, which can be relieved with a hamstring stretch.

Try a chair hamstring stretch to start. Sit with one leg straightened and its heel on the floor. Bend your other knee and place your foot flat on the floor. Keep your spine straight as you reach for the toes on the extended leg, stopping when you feel your hamstring stretch.

Repeat with the other leg.

2. Knee to Chest

The knee-to-chest is an excellent stretch for your lower back muscles that may reduce joint stiffness and flexibility.

Lie on your back in the supine position. Your knees should be bent and your feet flat on the floor.

Raise one knee so that you can interlace your hands below the knee and gently pull it towards your bottom. Hold for a few seconds, release the leg and complete the exercise using the other leg.

3. Bridging

Studies indicate the gluteus maximus is the main stabilizer for the sacroiliac joint, which connects the sacrum with the pelvis. In strengthening these muscles, individuals experience less discomfort.

Lie face-up on the floor with your arms at your sides. Bend your knees and place your feet flat on the ground.

Lift your hips skyward until your knees, hips, and shoulders are in a straight line. During this time, your weight should be placed on your shoulders and feet, not your back.

Hold for two seconds, lower slowly to the ground and repeat.

4. Water Exercises

Water is fantastic for relieving pain because it takes weight off the joints, providing relief. Water exercises involve a range of movements that vary depending on the program.

If you’re completing this alone or with a friend, start by wading or lunging forward and backward in waist-high water. Aim for three sets of 10 lunges.

Next, hold onto a wall with one hand for support. Standing still, extend one leg straight in front of you, then move it to extend the appendage behind you. Do three sets of 10 for each leg.

Finally, move to the deep end. Using a floatation belt, bring your knees to your chest and down again 10 times.

These exercises stretch your hip and work the abdominal muscles.

What If These Don’t Help?

Sometimes, even the best lower back pain exercises aren’t enough to relieve an injured spine. For these times, it’s best to consult with a trusted professional. At the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic, Inc., we’ll work with you to discover the cause of your pain and to find a solution. Call us to schedule an appointment or submit a query online.

Don’t let the pain interfere with your daily life.


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April 24, 2019 Back Pain Treatment

Even the most minor of back pain can be a debilitating experience. Trying to live with chronic back pain is a horrible experience. But there is great news… you don’t have to.

Although there are many treatments for chronic back pain, there’s one that stands out. The DRS Protocol. The DRS Protocol is one of the most effective treatments today for the relief of chronic pain. But, just what is DRS? Let’s find out.

What is the DRS Protocol?

The DRS Protocol is a revolutionary, nonsurgical treatment created by Dr. Richard E. Busch, III for the relief of chronic back and neck pain conditions.

DRS stands for Decompression, Reduction, and Stabilization and utilizes spinal decompression combined with multiple therapies customized for each patient’s condition to relieve back and neck pain — even in patients who have tried everything without success.

During the DRS Protocol, the injured discs in the neck or back are gently stretched to relieve pressure which allows water and nutrients to the affected area to rehydrate the discs and aid in recovery. The DRS Protocol is completely non-invasion, pain-free, and a great alternative to neck or back surgery.

Many medical doctors recommend DRS to many of their patients and agree that it is a very safe and effective procedure.

“With the risks and failure rate of surgical procedures, it is recommended for a patient to exhaust conservative treatment options before exposing themselves to surgery,” states Dr. Restieri of the Central Florida Regenerative Medicine. “In most cases, chronic pain conditions can be treated without drugs or surgery using the DRS Protocol.”

Dr. Restieri’s state-of-the-art chiropractic clinic in The Villages® community is one of few nationwide trained in the DRS Protocol and have helped thousands of patients avoid risky surgery and harmful drugs utilizing the DRS Protocol.

The DRS Protocol treats the causes of back pain, not just the symptoms.

Causes of Back Pain

There are many reasons that you may be suffering from chronic back pain.

A lot of the troubles that create back pain comes from poor posture. Having bad posture in any consistent level starts to have dramatic effects on your spine.

Sudden trauma is another common cause of back pain. A car accident, sports injury, or slip and fall can cause injury to the spine. As well as aging and wear and tear.

There may also be problems on the genetic level. Some people have hereditary problems that can contribute to back pain.

The Troubles of Traditional Back Pain Relief

Until recently, there were few treatments for chronic back pain. However, they were ineffective, invasive, or had drastic side effects.

One of these “treatments” is the use of painkillers. Painkillers are not only a temporary solution, but they only mask the pain, not treat it, and can often be addictive.

Other treatments for chronic lower back pain include steroid injections or surgery. However, these treatments often don’t have the success rate of DRS Protocol.

“While we can’t help everyone,” says Restieri, “the DRS has an 89% success rate. Spinal fusions have only a 47% success rate and many surgery patients continue taking pain medications even after 2 years of the surgery.”

Is DRS Best for You?

DRS Protocol is a revolutionary treatment. It’s pain-free and comfortable and many patients find the treatment to be very pleasing, as relief from pain can often be instantaneous.

DRS Protocol can help ease pain from herniated discs, bulging discs, sciatica, spondylosis, degenerative disc disease, facet arthropathy, disc deformities, and many others.

In the end, the only way to be sure if DRS Protocol is right for you is to schedule a consultation to find out if the DRS could help your condition.

A Life Free From Back Pain

No matter which route you take, there are many things to consider when dealing with your chronic back pain. Even if the back pain is not severe, it is not something you should ignore.

So, what is DRS? It’s a lifesaver for many patients and a way to avoid the risks of back surgery and harmful drugs. For more information on the DRS and treatment in The Villages® community, contact Dr. Restieri and the team at Central Florida Regenerative Medicine today.


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December 11, 2018 Back Pain Treatment

Preparing for the holiday season can be fun, but it can also play havoc on your back. Putting up decorations, lining up to buy gifts, overeating, and long car journeys to visit relatives can all aggravate back pain. To avoid suffering through the holidays without resorting to surgery or pain medication, these lower back stretches will help strengthen your back and release any built-up tension. 

For a pain-free holiday season, try out these stretches for lower back pain. Of course, always check with your doctor before performing any exercises.

Drawing in Move

Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor, hip-width apart. Take a deep breath in and then breathe out, pulling your belly button towards your spine. Be sure to engage your abdominal muscles without tilting your hips. Hold this move for five seconds, release, and then repeat four more times. 

By working the transverse abdominis, this is one of many effective lower back stretches thanks to the way it supports and stabilizes the spinal joints.  

Lying Spine Twist

Lie flat on your back, bend your left leg and draw it towards your body. Twist your left knee toward your right side and follow through with your right hip until your knee is touching the floor. Hold your knee down with your right hand if necessary. Now, stretch out your left arm and turn your head to your left to stretch out your lower back and waist. Hold this move for at least 30 seconds and then repeat on the opposite side. 

Sitting Spine Twist

This is a great alternative to the lying twist as you can do it just about anywhere, as long as you’re sitting down. Come forwards in your chair and then twist your upper body to the right. Grip onto the chair back or arm for support and force yourself deeper into the stretch. Hold this position for at least 10 seconds and then repeat on the opposite side. As well as being simple to perform, it’s also one of the best stretches for lower back pain and helps with bad posture

Cat-Cow Pose for Spinal Release

On all fours, make sure your knees are under your hips and your hands are under your shoulders. Keep your back in the tabletop position, and your head neutral as you look down at the mat. First, ease into the cow pose by directing your belly towards the mat. Lift your chest and gaze upwards, and keep your shoulders away from your ears. Hold for three seconds and then ease into the cat pose, forcing your belly up and rounding your back as your chin is drawn towards your chest. 

Hold this for three seconds then go back to cow pose, repeating this flowing movement from one pose to another around 20 times. 

The Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain

With these exercises for lower back pain to help you through the holidays, you’ll be sure to enjoy all the festive cheer with a lot less pain. That said, if you find that your lower back continues to bother you into the New Year, you may need to explore other treatment options for your back pain.  

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact us today. 


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February 13, 2018 Back Pain Treatment

Valentine’s Day is a beautiful day of love and affection.

But love doesn’t only need to be expressed toward your partner. Your back needs some special attention, too.

Flowers and chocolates won’t do, but there are other great ways to say “I love you” to your back. Here are 4 ways to treat your back this Valentine’s Day.

1. Get a Massage

A massage is one of the most classic ways to pamper yourself. It’s also a way to keep your back in top shape.

Not only do massages relax you, but they are medically beneficial. Massages are known to decrease stress hormones and promote the production of white blood cells.

There are many massage techniques, from a general Swedish massage to sports massages that target specific areas. Other techniques are more spiritual and incorporate meditative elements. Evaluating your needs and personal outlook will help you choose the right style for you.

Whichever technique you choose to get, know that a trip to the spa for a massage is a fantastic way to treat your back on Valentine’s Day.

2. Go to a Chiropractor

Chiropractic may not hold the same luxurious, pampering connotation that massages have. But depending on the origin of your pain, it can be an even more effective way to treat your back.

While massages focus on your muscles, chiropractic treatment concentrates on your skeletal system.

Sometimes your bones and joints become misaligned. This can cause grinding, pinched nerves, or other problems that result in debilitating pain.

Luckily, a quick trip to a licensed chiropractor can literally snap you back into shape.

Even if you don’t have significant back pain, regular appointments with a chiropractor give you a frequent tune-up and can prevent major injury down the line.

3. Stretch

Imagine a rubber band. It’s stretchy and flexible.

Now imagine that same rubber band after it’s been put in the freezer for a few hours. It’s stiff, brittle, and could easily snap if mishandled.

Muscles aren’t much more than big fleshy rubber bands that help move your body.

When primed, they’re strong and can demonstrate surprising flexibility. But when they’re put to work without being properly prepared, they have limited range of motion and are more prone to injury.

That’s why it’s important to stretch and warm up your muscles. Stretching in the morning and after you’ve been sitting for long periods keep your body limber and healthy.

Want to strengthen your back and your relationship with stretching on Valentine’s Day? Sign you and your partner up for a couples yoga class.

4. Buy a Massage Chair

Wouldn’t it be great to access the relaxing, revitalizing effects of a massage from the comfort of your own home?

If you’re really looking to splurge on your back for this holiday of love, consider buying a massage chair. It won’t quite replicate the expert hands of a therapist, but you have the freedom of treatment any day, any time of day.

Don’t worry, you don’t have to purchase the super expensive chairs you’d find at a mall kiosk. As a cheaper alternative, you can buy a massage chair insert that fits right in your favorite armchair.

With a V-Day purchase of a massage chair, you can love your back year-round.

More Ways to Treat Your Back

Sometimes these options aren’t enough to make your back feel the love.

If you suffer from serious chronic back pain, consider expert treatment through the DRS Protocol(TM).


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About 8 in 10 people in the U.S. will have back issues at some point in their lives. With numbers like that it’s no wonder most of us view the oncoming Christmas season with as much trepidation as we do cheer.

But back pain needn’t put a dampener on the holidays.

Here are 5 tips to help manage your back pain this season.

1. Don’t Shop Til You Drop

Americans spend a lot of time at the mall. It might not seem like it, but shopping puts a mighty strain on the body. As well as being on your feet for long stretches, you’re also lifting and carrying bags, shifting your weight unevenly, and often forgetting to hydrate.

If you can’t avoid the mall, be mindful of how long you spend on your feet. Take regular breaks to sit and give your back a rest. Make use of trollies and don’t be proud of loading the car up all by yourself.

If you can avoid the hustle and bustle altogether that’s even better. Look at buying your gifts online and having them pre-wrapped and delivered.

2. Keep up Your Routine

Once the holidays hit it can be all too easy to let your eating and exercise routines fall by the wayside. But while skipping your stretches to get a head start on your Christmas cooking may seem harmless, ’tis the season to stay on top of your self-care.

Christmas is a strenuous time, both mentally and physically. Taking care of yourself by maintaining your stretching and strength exercises is essential lest you ring in the new year in pain.

3. Meal Prep Is Your Friend

Putting on a spread for the big day? Plan your cooking ahead of time so you’re not over-exerting yourself rushing around on the day.

Activities like chopping and dicing can be done ahead of all the major cooking. You also needn’t be hunched over the bench to do it. Look around and see if there are other surface areas to use that will put less strain on your back issues – the dining room table for example.

Don’t stay in any one position for too long at a time. If you’re prone to losing yourself in a task and forgetting to shift, employ a kitchen timer to remind you to sit, stand, or stretch.

4. Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help

It can seem galling to ask for help with activities that you used to achieve alone with no issues but remember your family and friends would rather lend a hand than see you in pain.

Don’t be afraid to delegate tasks like shopping and cooking preparations. Getting the kids involved in decorating or present wrapping is a great way to give your back a break and give them some extra responsibility to boot.

5. Be Kind to Yourself

Christmas is a strenuous time for anyone, let alone someone with chronic back issues. It’s important to be kind to yourself and your body during the runaround.

Take frequent breaks and keep yourself hydrated. You may need to lean more heavily on your coping mechanisms as the silly season ramps up but be mindful that this isn’t a failing on your part.

Back Issues Needn’t Ruin the Holidays

Back pain can be particularly disruptive over the holiday season. With these 5 points, you can keep your back problems in hand and help manage your holiday stress to boot.

Looking to invest in a new mattress for Christmas? Check out how to find the best mattress for your back pain.



September 28, 2017 Back PainBack Pain Treatment

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Eighty percent of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lives. While lower back is the most frequently reported type of back pain, upper back pain is also common.

If you suffer from this kind of pain, it’s important to determine the cause so that you can treat it effectively. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common causes of upper back pain, along with some simple, yet effective, solutions.

Poor Posture

Many people spend hours on end hunched over in front of a computer. This posture takes a toll on your back muscles and can lead to pain if you aren’t careful.

Carrying Heavy Loads

Even if you don’t sit at a desk all day, you can end up with pain in your upper back if you frequently carry heavy loads. Whether it’s a backpack, heavy tote bag or boxes, frequently carrying items that are too heavy will put too much strain on your muscles.

Trauma or Injuries

Car accidents and other traumatic events can cause fractures, sprains, and spinal compression. Any of these injuries could be the cause of pain in your upper back.

Physical Conditions

Osteoporosis weakens the bones and makes them less likely to carry weight well. Osteoporosis in the thoracic spine (upper back region) can lead to pain. If your weakened vertebrae aren’t able to support your body’s weight, your muscles, ligaments, and tendons have to do extra work to make up for it.

Conditions like kyphosis (rounding of the thoracic spine) and scoliosis (an “S” or “C” shaped curve in the spine) can also cause pain in the upper back.

How to Treat Upper Back Pain

Whether it’s chronic or acute, there are lots of things you can do to relieve your pain.

Rest

If your back hurts because of an injury or an accident, resting for a couple of days might be the best thing for it. Return to normal activities slowly and take note of anything that makes your pain worse.

Exercise

Bed rest initially can be good for back pain, but you don’t want to spend an extended period of time lying down. This can cause additional problems.

After you’ve rested for a few days, speak with a doctor, chiropractor, or physical therapist to learn about exercises that you can do to stretch and strengthen your back muscles. Not only will these exercises help your pain now, but they’ll also help you prevent pain in the future.

Practice Good Posture

When you stand or sit tall with your shoulders and stomach pulled in to support your back, you take unnecessary pressure off your spine. It will take some time to break your habit of slouching, but your upper back will thank you for it!

Visit a Chiropractor to Treat Your Upper Back Pain

Often, when people are injured or in pain, they turn to a traditional doctor who prescribes habit-forming painkillers. A chiropractor will provide better relief that actually addresses the source of the problem rather than just masking symptoms.

Some treatments that a chiropractor might use to heal your upper back pain include:

  • Adjustments
  • Traction
  • Ergonomic training
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Physical modalities like cold laser, heat, ice, and electrical stimulation
  • Exercises to strengthen the muscles

Schedule an Appointment Today

If you live in or near The Villages, Florida, and are ready to heal your back pain without surgery or prescription drugs, contact us at Davis Spine Institute today.



What is Spinal Decompression and How Can it Help Relieve Back Pain

what is spinal decompressionSpinal decompression. If you suffer from lower back pain, you might have heard of spinal decompression. Spinal decompression is one of the many therapies used in our DRS Protocol treatment for back pain and neck pain. Before you decide to undergo any sort of treatment for chronic pain relief, it’s always a good idea to do some research into what the treatment will consist of. In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about spinal decompression therapy, and we’ll even walk you through what you can expect from a therapy session.

What is Spinal Decompression?

Spinal Decompression is a nonsurgical treatment that relieves back pain by taking pressure off the spinal discs. This is achieved by gently stretching the spine, which introduces negative pressure in the discs, relieving pressure. Once pressure is taken off of the discs, water and oxygen are able to move freely around the discs, which will jumpstart your body’s natural healing. Spinal Decompression Therapy has been found successful in relieving a wide variety of spinal conditions including:

  • herniated or bulging discs
  • degenerative disc disease
  • back pain
  • neck pain
  • sciatica

It is also one of the many treatment modalities used in the DRS Protocol™ which has been highly effective for the relief of chronic pain conditions.

What is The DRS Protocol™

Spinal Decompression is a very beneficial treatment option that has seen some pretty amazing results. Because of this, the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic in The Villages® community has chosen to include it in their highly successful, nationally recognized DRS Protocol™. The DRS Protocol™ is a highly successful, drug-free, nonsurgical treatment that has helped thousands of patients get relief from back pain and neck pain.

How does the DRS Protocol™ Work?

DRS stands for Decompression, Reduction, and Stabilization. Along with spinal decompression therapy, the DRS Protocol also focuses on reducing painful herniation and stabilizing spinal discs, allowing healing to take place naturally and quickly! The DRS Protocol™ is a leading treatment, offering a highly effective solution to back pain without the use of surgery or painkillers!

Back Pain Treatment in The Villages® Community

The Davis Clinic of Chiropractic is one of only a handful of chiropractic offices in the United States that has been certified to offer the DRS Protocol™as part of their treatment. Whether you suffer from back pain, lower back pain or neck pain, chances are, the DRS Protocol™ is the answer to your problems! You don’t have to live with back pain, contact us today at (352) 430-2121 to see if you are a candidate for care with the DRS Protocol™ utilizing spinal decompression.



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Finding a Successful Alternative to Surgery

If you suffer from chronic back pain, you may have tried everything to relieve the pain. You might have even been told that surgery is the only option. However, surgery is not the only treatment for back pain. Many patients have found relief with the DRS Protocol — a successful, alternative to back surgery for herniated discs, degenerative discs, sciatica, spinal stenosis and other back pain conditions.

Back Surgery

Surgery is expensive, risky, invasive, and typically involves a lengthy rehabilitation process. And, after going through this painful procedure, there are no guarantees that you’ll get relief from your pain.

Patients who have undergone back surgery report only a slight drop in pain after surgery. The need for additional surgeries is typical within 2-3 years as pain returns. Due to these factors, along with the risk of complications that can arise due to spine surgery, many patients are seeking non-surgical treatments to relieve their pain.

Non-Surgical Back Pain Relief

Fortunately, there is a non-surgical back pain treatment that has proven to be effective in the fight against chronic pain. The Davis Clinic of Chiropractic in The Villages® community has helped thousands of patients successfully relieve their back pain with the DRS Protocol™ and is one of only a handful of chiropractic clinics in the United States that has been certified to use the highly successful, treatment.

What is the DRS Protocol?

The DRS Protocol™ is a non-surgical, drug-free treatment that has been proven to reduce back pain and neck pain using completely safe, all-natural methods.

The DRS Protocol™ incorporates spinal decompression as well as multiple treatment protocols specific to each patient’s condition to remove pressure from the disc, promote the intake of water, oxygen, and nutrients to rehydrate the affected disc, and increase mobility and tissue healing while relieving the pain.

The DRS Protocol is an amazingly effective treatment that attacks the root of the problem instead of masking the problem. No surgery. No painkillers. Just results.

Are you a Candidate for the DRS Protocol?

The DRS Protocol™ is a versatile therapy for neck or back pain that promotes healing in a wide variety of conditions, including:

  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Discs
  • Neck Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Failed Back Surgery Pain

If you suffer from chronic pain, find out if you’re a candidate treatment.

Non-Surgical Back Pain Relief  in The Villages® Community

If you suffer from back or neck pain and would like to find a safe, successful alternative to surgery, we can help. Give the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic a call today at (352) 430-2121 or schedule an appointment online.



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Treat your Back Pain without Surgery!

If you suffer from chronic back pain, you may have been given a few options for treatment such as managing your pain with painkillers, steroid injections, or back surgery. Or, you may have been told that nothing could be done, that you would just have to live with the pain! At Davis Clinic of Chiropractic, there’s a drug-free, nonsurgical option for getting relief from back pain – the DRS Protocol.

Back Surgery is Not Always Effective

If you’ve been told that surgery is the only option for treating your back pain, first consider this:

A 2010 study followed 1,450 patients in the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation database who had been diagnosed with degenerative disc disease. Half of the 1,450 patients underwent back surgery to hopefully cure their back pain while the other half chose not to have the surgery.

Two years following the surgery, only 26% of those patients who had the surgery returned to work, compared to the 67% of patients who didn’t have the surgery. Further more, those who had the surgery saw a 41% increase in their use of painkillers. Not only was the surgery not successful, in many cases, it actually worsened the effects of back pain.

The DRS Protocol

Back surgery should only be used as a last resort. It’s time-consuming, expensive, and in many cases can be avoided. If you, like many of my patients, are searching for a nonsurgical treatment for your back pain, let me introduce you to the DRS Protocol.

What Is the DRS Protocol and How Does It Work?

The DRS Protocol is a nonsurgical treatment that doesn’t involve the use of painkillers or invasive procedures. It is a completely safe alternative to back surgery that has been proven successful.

DRS Stands for Decompression, Reduction, and Stabilization. During treatment, pressure inside the disc is reduced increasing the diffusion in your spine; allowing increased flow of water, oxygen, and nutrients, which rehydrates the degenerated disc.

With the DRS Protocol, you will experience:

  • Increased mobility
  • Reduced pain
  • Increased blood flow to injured area
  • Tissue repair

Of course, we think the DRS Protocol is the best treatment for back pain! We looked at many treatments available and we were really excited to bring the DRS Protocol to our clinic. It’s nonsurgical, drug-free, pain-free, and has helped thousands of patients around the country get their pain-free lives back!

To learn more about the DRS Protocol and to find out if you’re a candidate for care, attend one of our FREE seminars where we will discuss possible treatment options for your back or neck pain. I will also be personally answering any questions you may have. Our next Back Pain seminar will be May 24 at our chiropractic clinic located at 1585 Santa Barbara Blvd, Suite A, The Villages, FL 32159.

Call (352) 430-2121 today to make a reservation for our next seminar.



During Valentine’s Day, it’s great to take some time to focus on all of our loved ones – family, friends, children, back…. Wait, what was that last one? Back? Don’t tell me you’ve forgotten what it’s like to be in love with your back! Let’s face it – over time, our bodies can let us down as we get older. It seems like with age comes more and more back pain – but it doesn’t have to be that way.

This Valentine’s Day, take some time to remember why you fell in love with your back in the first place.

  1. it supports you
  2. it bends over backward for you
  3. it moves you

But, treated poorly, or due to wear and tear, it can cause you pain. Show your back you love with these ways to minimize the strain put on your back.

Exercise

The first thing you can do for your back is exercise. If you suffer from back pain, a light workout will do wonders for your spine. It might seem counterintuitive, but exercise is a crucial step to maintaining growth and promoting healing. The stretching of muscles greatly speeds up the tissue repair process. Not to mention, maintaining a healthy weight will reduce muscle strain and drastically minimize back pain. But take it easy and consult with your doctor first.

Yoga/Stretching

Similarly, we’ve also found that Yoga is an amazing exercise for not only the body but also the mind. Get ready for the day by spending a few minutes stretching or doing yoga first thing in the morning. You will be surprised by how much this will help your back pain and your overall mood.

Hot and Cold Therapy

If you’re still experiencing pain after a moderate exercise, try lying down on top of a heating pad or an ice pack. Hot and Cold therapy is a great way to keep pain to a minimum. Try experimenting with both hot and cold temperatures and see which one works best for you.

Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Never underestimate the power of a good night’s sleep. At rest, your body begins to repair strained muscles and more! If you wake up with back pain, it could very well be your sleeping position. Experiment with different sleeping positions and see which one works best for you. An effective sleeping position for people with back pain is on your side with a pillow between your knees.

See a Chiropractor

If you’ve been suffering from chronic back pain for a while now, it’s time to treat yourself to an appointment with a chiropractor.

The Davis Clinic of Chiropractic in The Villages, Florida is committed to providing patients with a pain-free life. We specialize in completely safe, drug-free, non-surgical back and neck pain treatment. We are proud to provide patient-centered health care, which means we will work with you to develop a plan that works best for you and your lifestyle.

Let us help you fall in love with your back again!


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