Back pain is most often a result of a strained back muscle, lifting a heavy object, twisting in the wrong way, or sometimes it could even be genetics. The pain you experience could be mild or intense, as well as accompanied by a burning or tingling sensation in one of your legs.
Conventional painkillers can also help in most cases, but sometimes when it fails to deliver results, we must turn to the alternative medicine for answers and solutions.
One of the best natural and effective was to promote relaxation, wellness as well as to treat diseases is acupuncture. It is an ancient Chinese medical practice which promotes overall health and balance, and it involves a massage or applying pressure on certain points on the body
Our human bodies have hundreds of known acupuncture points and stimulating them comes with a specific health benefit. On the image above, are two acupuncture body points which can help you relieve lower back pain.
Massaging this point will efficiently soothe pain in the hips, in the sacral area as well as sciatica pain. The points should be massaged very gently, as they can be inflamed or sensitive. On top of it all, massaging the point will also help you treat diarrhea and diabetes.
Massaging the second point, on the other hand, will help you treat pain in the buttocks, hips, sciatica pain, lower back as well as soothe muscle spasms. On top of that, it will help you in the case of paralysis and leg pain.
In order to avoid lower back pain, try the following:
- Avoid sitting for prolonged periods of time to prevent muscle spasms
- Apply an ice pack on the affected area
- Exercise regularly
- Avoid high heels
- Maintain normal body weight