©Loma Linda University Health
Why do you think your back hurts? There could be many reasons behind that: poor posture, bad sleeping positions or bad quality mattress, obesity, conditions like arthritis, skeletal irregularities, ligament or muscle strain, bulging spinal disks, ruptured disks, osteoporosis, kidney infection or kidney stones resulting in back pain, or inflammation of spinal nerves.
According to official statistics, about 31 million Americans experience back pain at some point. The severity of the back pain varies depending on its cause. If your own back pain becomes severe and doesn’t improve, you should get checked by a doctor to get physical therapy.
But if the pain is not strong enough to keep you up at night but is still a nuisance, physiatrists recommend some tips to relieve the pain and prevent chronic back pain.
Read this list of home remedies that are approved by experts to treat back pain.