How to get Rid of Upper Back Pain

Upper Back Pain is a common problem appearing in today’s generation because of our lifestyle and habits. When you say upper back pain you also mean a.Shoulder Blades and b.shoulder blade.

These are the few things you should when you are experiencing back pain :

Rest

When your back hurts a lot take rest. Try not to start moving again soon and take it slowly as it can lead to worst upper back pain. Studies show that bed rest doesn’t relieve bumper back pain better than staying active. Actually best resting for more days can make back pain worst.

Use medicine for Upper Back Pain

Using over the counter pain medications such as acetaminophen and non-inflammatory drugs example Advil and aspirin. These help in reducing the pain and swelling. Be safe with the medicine and read the instructions before using it.

Using a heating Pad or an Ice Pad

Heat helps in reducing pain and stiffness whereas ice helps to reduce pain and swelling.By switching back and forth from heat to ice helps the pain the most.

Exercise

Check with your doctor and make sure what kind of exercises are needed. Because exercising will help to support your spine.Having strong muscles can help you maintain body balance and prevent all injuries.

Practicing good posture

Posture puts stress on the back.Make sure that you sit straight and stand tall. Instead of slumping pull your stomach in keeping your shoulders straight and it will be a good posture.

East nutritious food

Getting plenty of calcium and Vitamin D can help prevent osteoporosis which leads to fractures.

Using a pain diary

Writing down how your moods, patterns, activities, and medicines affect the Upper Back Pain. Having a record of your pain can help you and the doctor to find the cure for your Upper Back Pain.

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