back pain

5 TIPS TO MANAGE BACK PAIN AT HOME

  • Keep your back moving. Get back on your feet as soon as possible.
  • Do not do any lifting. If you do lifting, you are likely to strain your back.
  • ┬áTake painkillers and anti-inflammatories. Stick to recommended dosages and read the packet to ensure they are suitable for you.
  • ┬áBe careful bending your back, this puts a lot of strain on your back which can make the problem much worse.
  • Try cold and hot therapy. Apply icepack wrapped in a towel to the base of your spine for 5 minutes, follow with 20 minutes of heat. Hot water bottle wrapped in a towel.