A majority of people will have an episode of acute back pain at some point in their lives. I see people in this condition regularly in practice. An episode of bad back pain will generally force you to do something about it, hence they go and see a chiropractor, physio or their GP etc. It is very important to get the problem assessed as pain is your body telling you that something is not right. Simply hiding the pain through medication may make it feel better but won’t necessarily fix the problem. In this post I wanted give a few tips on how you can help ease the discomfort at home after it happens and whilst you are going through your treatment program.
In the last two blog posts we have looked at ways to treat an injury and whether the RICE or METH method may be best to use. If you are going to use ice, and in some cases you definitely should, what is the best way to use it? In this post I will discuss just that. I will describe lots of ways to use ice over and above a simple icepack. Continue reading to see what they are.
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