Have you tried this for your back?

Written by: Tracy Date of published: . Posted in Blog

Bad Back cures
You have not tried everything for your back until you have read this.
Massage
• Osteopath
• Alexandra technique
• Yoga
• Pilates
• Tai chi
• Breathing techniques
• Stretching – roll your shoulders back 10 x every hour and neck side to side and up
Do this 3-5 times a week
Always warm up 10 mins before stretching
Repeating stretches for 2-3 reputation on each muscle group in your body Hold for Minute
• Self Massage
• Acupuncture
With Both compresses apply 5-10 mins on the painful areas in your body. Apply every hour if you can or as frequently as you can.
• Cold compress to take down the inflammation
• Hot compress to relax the muscles
• Keep your weight healthy
• Gentle exercise and waking
• Hula hooping
• Core strengthen exercises

Benefits of flexibility include:
• more efficient body movement
• increased performance capabilities in sports
• reduction of muscle soreness after exercise
• improvement and maintenance of food posture (reduces lower back problems)
• reduces chance of injury
• relaxation and relief from aches and pains from sitting too long while reducing blood pressure and mental tension

Eat as much as possible or daily
• St johns wart
• Ginger
• Turmeric
• Garlic
• Liquorice
• Cloves
• Chilli’s
• Kava
• Apples
• Cherry’s
• Fenugreek
• Rosemary
• Sage
• Nuts
• Salmon, sardines packed in water or olive oil, mackerel, albacore tuna, flaxseed, and walnuts—all good sources of omega-3 fatty acids
• Vegetable protein (such as soy)

Foods to avoid
• Sugar, from any source
• Processed foods
• French Fries
• Fast Foods
• White bread
• Pasta
• Ice Cream
• Cheddar Cheeses
• Snack Foods
• Oils such as vegetable and corn
• Soda, caffeine and alcohol

Drinks
• Water is a Must your bones may hurt because you are dehydrated and loose salts from our body
• Green Tea
• Camomile tea
• Fresh smoothies get as much fruit into your diet
• Try drinking and blend do this everyday
2 sticks of celery,
Cucumber
Grated ginger
Lemon
2 teaspoons of Apple cider vinegar

VITAMINS
• VITAMIN D
• Vitamin C
• Vitamin B
• Vitamin E
• Calcium and Magnesium
• Collagen (Make sure it is for bones and not for skin)
• Omega 3
• St johns wart
• Apple cider vinegar
• Devils claw
• Willow Bark
• Ibuprofen when your back is really bad try taking this 3 x a day for 3 days just to ease the spasms

AROMATHERAPY OILS
• Peppermint
• Clary sage
• Frankencense
• Ginger
• Black pepper
• Lavender
• Chalomile
• Ginger oil can ease back pain. Blend 1 tablespoon sweet oil, 4 drops wintergreen, 4 drops cardamom and 4 drops ginger oil to make a soothing massage oil.

• Get back supports or braces for your back
• Always think posture
• When driving have a pillow on lower back

Tracy Greaves
15/04/2007