How to Treat a Pinched Nerve in Your Lower Back If you are suffering from pain caused by a pinched nerve in in your lower back you are not alone. Millions of people are suffering just like you. Not only in the United States but throughout the whole world
Luckily, there are a multitude of treatments that can effectively get rid of your pain
Always make sure that you practice proper body posture and mechanics throughout the day. Simple things like bending your knees when you are picking something up from the ground and even sitting and standing upright instead of slouching can often times provide dramatic relief
Simple stretching exercises also work wonders to alleviate symptoms
Strengthening exercises of the abdominal and lumbar spine muscles should also be incorporated into your routine. These muscles support and protect your spine and spinal discs. In a way they are the armor of your body.
Stay active. Many people mistakenly believe that bed rest is the best treatment for back pain. This is a huge misconception. Clinical studies have proven that staying active is one of the best ways to get rid of your symptoms. Bike riding is one of the best exercises for staying active and not putting a great deal of stress on your body
If these suggestions do not do the trick, then you definitely want to see your Family Chiropractor and Medical Doctor. Sometimes, your symptoms can be caused by a disc herniation and your Doctor will have to order the appropriate diagnostic studies like an MRI to properly diagnose your condition