Say Goodbye To The Back Pain With This Magic Trick

Nowadays, more and more people are suffering from back pain, mainly caused by sitting too much, standing too long, or lack of physical activity. The most common illness is that of the lower back area, which is also known as "lumbago". It represents the 2nd reason for consultation of general practitioners in France and the first cause of disability before the age of 45 years. This pain of the lumbar costs annually 2.3 billions dollar to health authorities.

The spine and its function

The vertebral column contains 4 coccyx vertebrae, 5 sacrum, 5 lumbar, 7 cervical and 12 thoracic vertebrae, or 33 in total. They are all linked to blood vessels, nerves, muscles and ligaments, thus keeping the whole body united.

Vertical posture of the body is possible because the nerve roots of the arms and legs, as well as those of the spinal cord, pass through a spinal canal that has a tube shape.

In addition, different ranges of motion are attributed to different parts of the spine. For example, the part of the chest is remarkably less mobile with respect to the part of the neck.

Causes of Back Pain

The increased risk of lumbago can be caused by continuous physical work, a continuous sedentary position, a false movement, an abrupt and intensive effort or by the practice of sport without heating. In addition, people with osteoporosis or congenital anomalies in the spine after surgery or spinal injury may also suffer from lumbago.

Treatment and prevention of back pain

The comfrey

Comfrey is a herb usually found in wet fields, meadows and near water, it is very beneficial to treat and relieve back pain. You can cure and eliminate back pain by using an ointment made of comfrey root extract. All you need to do is rub 4 grams of this ointment on your sore back for five days, three times a day.

In addition, the comfrey gel is also effective in treating pain like that after dislocation of the knee joints or osteoarthritis.

Benefits of Comfrey:

It has been proven that comfrey is very effective at renewing muscle and bone cells, thanks to the allantoin. For example, if you apply an ointment to an ankle sprain, this is as effective as an anti-inflammatory medication gel. Comfrey is also excellent for curing superficial wounds: it will suffice to use a comfrey-based ointment in the event of crevices, abrasions, itching, or insect bites.

Caution :

Comfrey root is contraindicated for internal use and contains isolated pyrrolizidinic alkaloids, which may be toxic to the liver when used in high doses.

3 Back Pain Exercises

You can also relieve your back pain by performing simple exercises that will be very beneficial for your back and your health. Here are the best exercises for this purpose:

1. Press Up

Lie on your stomach and slowly raise your upper body (from waist up) keeping your forearms on the floor. Stay in this position for 10 seconds, then repeat the exercise.

2. From the knee to the chest

Lie on your back, this time with your legs stuck. Then put your hands under one of your knees and pull to the chest. Stay in this position for 30 seconds, then repeat with the other knee.

3. Hyperextension

Lie on your stomach. Place your hands behind your back. Then lift your chest and your legs off the floor simultaneously. Stay in this position for 5 seconds, then repeat.



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