5 Hacks for Back Pain Relief

5 Hacks for Back Pain Relief

If you clicked on this, you probably want fast, easy things you can do to get rid of your back pain and you came to the right place. Back pain is annoying and getting rid of it can be annoying too. That’s why these simple hacks for back pain relief will help you feel better with just simple, 5-minute, changes to your daily routine and will answer all your back pain questions: What is the fastest way to relieve back pain? How can I make my back stop hurting? What is the most effective treatment for back pain? What position relieves back pain? Check it out.

Roll on Chirp Wheel

What’s the fastest way to relieve back pain? The Chirp Wheel. Not only is it the fastest way to help with back pain relief but over 1 million people have found long term relief with the Chirp Wheel. What is it? It’s a foam roller shaped like a wheel that fits between your shoulder blades to reach deep muscle knots along your spine. It also has a spinal canal, a little groove to hold your spine in, so that no unnecessary pressure is put on your spine as you roll. It also comes in 4 sizes for customizable pressure and stretch options and it is easy to store and travel with so you can have back pain relief wherever you go. It’s truly a reinvention of the wheel.

Breathe deeply. Deep breathing exercises have many benefits such as improved relaxation, a boost in energy, strengthened immune system, and improved circulatory system, among other things. Breathing deeply will also help release endorphins that naturally block pain and help you feel relief quickly. 

How to do a simple breathing exercise:

  1. Pick a quiet, comfortable place to begin.
  2. Close your eyes and focus on breathing.
  3. Breathe in for a count of 4. Focus on expanding your abdomen.
  4. Slowly release your breath for a count of 6 as you draw your belly in.
  5. As the counts of 4 and 6 become easy, increase your breathing intervals by two seconds at a time. 
  6. Do this for ten minutes.

Stretch your legs. Tight calves and hamstrings are often huge contributing factors to back pain, especially lower back pain. Add leg stretches to your daily routine to help reduce back pain long term. You can incorporate stretching into your routine by adding it to a workout, making it part of a break at work, or sitting on the floor as you watch TV. Even doing yoga or simply touching your toes to help loosen up tight muscles will start to strengthen and release tension in your back.

Give yourself a bedtime. Our kids, or maybe even our pets have bedtimes, but giving yourself a bedtime might seem like an odd thing to do. However, getting proper sleep helps your body heal and can do wonders for back pain (of course, your back pain might be stopping you from sleeping well. But we’ll get to that in a second). Pick a time that works for you to go to bed and stick to it (preferably a time that will give you at least 8 hours of sleep). If you struggle with back pain as you sleep, try using pillows to cushion your back and sleep in the right position. For more information on how to sleep better with back pain, check out this blog post. 

Move and rest. Along with regular exercise, which might be the very best thing you can do for back pain (especially core workouts), other mobility in your daily routine will help as well. If you’ve been sitting for over an hour, get up and walk around. If you’ve been standing for a long time, rest your muscles. Whatever you’re doing, changing positions often and moving your body will help relieve tense or overworked muscles.