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What is Causing Your Back Pain?

Did you wake up one morning suffering from back pain? Or is the cause still a mystery?

Do you try to recall, what you might have done in the last day or two that could be the culprit. But nothing comes to mind – at least, nothing drastic enough to cause the kind of pain you’re feeling. Surprisingly, there are handful of reasons why the back pain could have appeared on the scene. And the best possibility to solve the issue, is to identify what cause it. Let’s take a look at some likely suspects.

Job

⁉️ Do you work in a labor-intensive job?
⁉️ Does your job requires you to sit or stand all day?

💁🏻‍♂️ Simple Solution

  • Take breaks often.
  • Stand every 30 min with sitting job.
  • Walk around and just free twist your body every 30 min of standing.
  • If your job is the source of your pain, try altering your activity or rest for brief moments several times each day.

Mattress & Couch

⁉️ Do you toss and turn on the bed in an attempt to get comfortable?
⁉️ Does your hip sink and/or slide down towards the floor and you constantly need to pull yourself up on the couch?

💁🏻‍♂️ Simple Solution

  • Consider a memory foam mattress.
  • Consider a Lounge or Recliner chair.

Sports or Activities

⁉️ Do you cycle for long distance or do mountain bike?
⁉️ Do you run frequently?
⁉️ Do you play sports that excessively stress the spine, such as; weightlifting, gymnastics, pole-vaulting, and football?

💁🏻‍♂️ Simple Solution

  • Do a mix of mobility, streching and strength workout to uniformly develop your body.
  • Complement your sports with mindful and corrective exercises such as; Pilates & Yoga.
  • Build a strong core through Mat Pilates routine.
  • Wearing a back brace.

Weight

⁉️ Do you have high percentage of body fat?
⁉️ Do you like a sedentary life?
⁉️ Are you pregnant or have recently has a C-section?

💁🏻‍♂️ Simple Solution

  • Lose a little weight by simple eating less and stop eating highly processed and packaged food. Instead eat protein and phytonutrient rich whole food like vegetables, grains, eggs, fish and chicken.
  • Go for a walk outdoor and try to complete 10,000 steps per day.
  • Strengthen your core muscles to support the lower back.

Heredity

⁉️ Does back pain seem to run in your family?

💁🏻‍♂️ Simple Solution

  • Discuss this possibility with a medical professional.

Transportation

⁉️ Do you drive a a lot; like car, truck or motorcycle?

💁🏻‍♂️ Simple Solution

  • Use a back supporters, that you wrap around your body while you’re driving your motorcycle to help your posture.
  • Retrain your posture muscles through Pilates on reformer & Yoga under professional supervision.

Shoes

⁉️ Does your shoe provide plenty of cushioning and support for your feet?

💁🏻‍♂️ Simple Solution

  • Choose function over fashion.