Home » Fitness News & Advice » 10 Easy Ways to Treat Back Pain

10 Easy Ways to Treat Back Pain


The back is literally the foundation, or control center, of your body.  Holding the upper and lower portions together, it’s is subject to a lot of stress and tension just holding everything together.  Add a sedentary lifestyle, improper bending and lifting techniques, inadequate sleep, poor hydration, and injuries to the mix and you can end up with serious, life-debilitating back pain.

However, you can do a few easy things at home to ease the pain and prevent further damage. Here are ten easy ways to treat back pain…

1. Take breaks from work

Sitting on you duff for 8 or more hours a day and staring at a computer is not good for your back health. That’s why frequent breaks are important to get up, stretch and walk around to get your circulation flowing.

Next »
ADVERTISEMENT

More on ActiveBeat
  • What to Know About Computer Vision Syndrome
    Nowadays it's hard to find someone who doesn't work in front of a computer or at least use some kind of digital device throughout the day.
    Fitness News & Advice
  • The Incredible Health Benefits of Garlic
    Garlic has long been celebrated in the fantasy realm for warding off evil—specifically blood-thirsty vampires.
    Fitness News & Advice
  • The Incredible Health Benefits of Jackfruit
    Not only is jackfruit able to boast about being the world's largest tree fruit, it's also got some of the best health benefits!
    Fitness News & Advice
  • Reasons Your Eye Color Might Change
    Our eye color is determined by the iris which is the colored ring around the pupil which filters light into the eye.
    Fitness News & Advice
  • Risk Factors For Glaucoma
    A staggering four million Americans currently have glaucoma, a condition that causes increased pressure to the optic nerves within the eyeball and lead gradually to complete...
    Fitness News & Advice
  • The Incredible Health Benefits of Cinnamon
    Cinnamon is a spice that we typically associate with dessert because it's so delicious! It can be used as a topping for hot drinks like lattes and cappuccino, desserts, or as a...
    Fitness News & Advice
  • The Incredible Health Benefits of Honey
    When we think of honey we typically think of summertime when the bees are buzzing around, moving from flower to flower, and just how sweet it is to eat!
    Fitness News & Advice
  • The Incredible Health Benefits of Olives
    Olives are one of those foods that you either love them, or you hate them. I happen to love olives, especially on pizza!
    Fitness News & Advice
  • The Incredible Health Benefits of Grapes
    Grapes are a popular, healthy little snack that are easy to pack up, eat on the go, and they're sweet like candy!
    Fitness News & Advice
  • Best Ways to Prevent Cataracts
    Cataracts is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. The most common sign of this condition is when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy.
    Fitness News & Advice
  • Best Workouts to Slow the Effects of Aging
    In a perfect world, we could all just dip ourselves in the fountain of youth, and we'd take 20-years off our age.
    Fitness News & Advice
  • Best Natural Remedies for Fibromyalgia
    The condition known as fibromyalgia is a chronic syndrome that comes with a few different symptoms, the most prevalent of which is simply pain that can impact just about any part...
    Fitness News & Advice
  • Peptic Ulcers: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments
    When we hear the word "ulcer" it just gives us a shudder because as most people know, an ulcer is an open sore. There's nothing nice about that!
    Fitness News & Advice
  • Symptoms of Endometriosis: Do You Have It?
    Endometriosis affects over 5 million women in North America. The disease is caused by the endometrial cells, or the cells of the uterus, abnormally growing in inappropriate areas...
    Fitness News & Advice
  • Common Signs and Symptoms of Meningitis
    It's easy to mistake the early signs and symptoms of meningitis with the flu due to the fact that it causes the same achy stiffness, headache, and high fever.
    Fitness News & Advice