Managing chronic pain is the number one reason many people visit a medical doctor. Often times the pain is chronic and medical doctors will offer drugs, surgery, and/or physical therapy. A common reality for many people is the pain does not go away and interferes with their daily activities.
The back is formed by a complex web of bones, discs, nerves, fibers, ligaments, muscles, and blood vessels, with the nerves sending signals to the brain and the rest of the body. So the back is the keeper of mind-body integrity. Spinal cord injuries can lead to paralysis, loss of brain and physical function, and even death. Let’s face it, our backs can make or break us. Keeping our backs healthy should be our number one priority!
Low back pain is a common problem today. The main culprits are stress, poor posture, unhealthy diet and lifestyle and weak digestion and muscles. Fortunately, Ayurveda offers many solutions to soothe back pain. Here are 6 things that you can do on your own to begin the healing process!