Backache is one of the most common problems every woman faces (sometimes men too, but mostly women). It is very painful and disrupts your complete system, whether it is your official duties or household chores, everything has to take a backseat in front of a Backpain.

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There are a number of reasons for one to get a backache, the first among them is the wrong or incorrect posture. In your daily routine you spend more time sitting than standing or sleeping, and when you sit with your back humped for long hours, it is very natural to get a back ache. Other reasons for a backache include carrying heavy weight without proper precaution, sudden jerks, calcium deficiency and sometimes too much pressure to your lower back.

It is always advisable to get rid of your back ache with proper medication so that it soes not recur. However here are some tips for immediate relief.

  1. Epsom Salt

Epsom salt is a great pain reliever when it comes to back pain. Take one cup of Epsom salt to the warm bath tub to give some muscle relaxation. You would feel a lot better after this bath.

  1. Yoga

Certain Yoga poses such as the Pakshimotasna or the forward knee bend, Ushtrasana or the camel pose, downward dog pose, chakrasana or the wheel pose and so on are good back pain relievers. Enough care has to be taken before doing these poses. Regular practicing of Yoga is advised for those who sit for long hours due to their occupation.

  1. Pilates

Like Yoga Pilates also helps in reduction of backpain and maintain good spine health. Postural symmetries in pilates is very important and hence always get a trained instructor to teach you Pilates.

Pilates is the another best workout to strengthens the muscles and tone our body.

  1. Wheat Bag Body Massage

Your spouse can be of great help when it comes to getting rid of a excruciating back ache. Fill a cloth bag with bearable hot steamed wheat. Massage your back with this wheat bag. You sure are going to get very good relief. In fact this is advisable with hot rice potli too.

  1. Lie Down Flat

If all these seem impossible and you really seem immobile, here is effortless yet effective method, with your legs spread out in a wide V shape, lie flat on the surface. Lay your arms on the sides with palm facing upwards. Breathe deeply and relax. Your back ache would have vanished in no time.

The above are some of the tips to ease the backaches but as a saying goes ?Prevention is better than cure ?it is always advisable to learn and practice the correct posture and keep your spine as straight as much as you can.

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