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Try These Home Treatments for Upper Back Pain
Are you suffering from upper back pain? Is it beginning to impact your day to day life? Are you concerned that it will never go away?
As frustrating as upper back pain may be, there are a variety of home treatment options that can help get you back on track.
· Get more rest: Simply put, you need to give your back the time it needs to recover. If you continue to push the envelope, you can’t expect your injury to heal in a timely manner.
· Stretch: Be sure to stretch your back a minimum of two times per day, in the morning and in the evening. Not only can it help your back feel better, but it can also help prevent future injury.
· Use ice: This allows you to reduce pain and swelling in the area, thus making it easier for you to put the injury in the past sooner rather than later.
Along with the above, when you feel that you’re ready for it, consider a professional massage. There are many benefits, including the ability to promote better blood flow and improve flexibility.
Upper back pain may have you down and out right now, but with the right treatment strategy you can get back on your feet soon enough.
Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.
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