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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Natural Treatments for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is not something that anyone should have to ignore or live with. Not everyone has the money or time to go to a chiropractor, especially if their pains are recurring. That price tag can really add up. Luckily, there are some simple methods available to help ease back pain from the comfort of your own home.

Wintergreen oil is an essential oil that is known well for its hot-cold and soothing quality, which makes it one of the best natural cures for body aches. It's the same key ingredient that you will find in top brands used to get hot and then cold afterward, such as Bengay and the popular Icy Hot brand. Methyl salicylate is the useful compound found within wintergreen. It is this ingredient that helps to boost the overall healing of lower back pain within a week's time, while tremendously improving circulation in users.

Not everyone seems to really appreciate their feet. In fact, most people have the tendency to ignore the health of their feet until they develop a chronic foot-related issue or injury. Otherwise, foot health goes unnoticed. People will cram their feet into uncomfortable shoes and will neglect to properly groom their feet. Foot issues are at the root of a lot of people's back problems. What happens with your feet has a direct effect on your back. Do yourself a huge favor and invest in some supportive shoes with ergonomically shaped soles. Proper arch support is a must to support your back in the healthiest manner and to avoid chronic pain.

Try to find ways to take the pressure off of your back. We as humans have the tendency to hold a lot of our stress in our backs. Try new age methods like aromatherapy, meditation, and experiment with other essential oils like lavender. Used in combination with meditation, the occasional trip for some much-needed massage therapy by a licensed massage therapist will do you a world of good and probably your best choice for relief of back pain.

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