If you are suffering from back pain, you are not the only one, 4 out of 5 people will experience this problem in their lifetime.
Lower back pain usually resolves within a few days or weeks and rarely requires surgery.
By keeping a few simple things in mind, you can prevent back pain and keep it from coming back.
If you have back pain, rest may be a better idea.
A day or two of rest may help to some extent but after that the procedure does not work.
This is why experts recommend regular physical activity to reduce muscle tension and swelling.
Make exercises that strengthen the back a part of your routine by consulting a doctor, some yoga asanas can also help improve back strength, balance and flexibility.
Excess body weight, especially fat around the abdomen and waist, can make back pain worse.
Smoking restricts the flow of nutrient-rich blood to the spinal cord, which is why back pain is common among smokers.
If you suffer from back pain often, consult a doctor about the best sleeping position.
Lying on your side is usually recommended, if you want to lie on your back, place pillows under your knees and lower back.
Try to use a mattress that is neither too firm nor too soft.
Check your body position by leaning against a wall and standing on your heels.
If your hips, shoulders, back and calves are touching the wall then this is the correct position, then take a step or 2 forward and stand in a normal stance, correct if the stance is different from the wall.
Avoid bending at the back while lifting heavy objects, but rather bend the knees, so that the legs bear the weight, not the back.