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Upper Back Pain Relief

chiropractic manipulation

Upper back pain relief can be found in a variety of ways - acupuncture, hot packs, ice packs, chiropractic manipulation, physical or massage therapy, and surgery. For most, however, relief from upper back pain is as simple as following some basic principles of good health. Since poor posture and muscle tone are two of the common causes of upper back pain, maintaining an exercise routine and proper nutrition can be necessary for optimal pain relief.

Upper back pain may result from injury due to an automobile accident or sports injury. Other causes may include obesity and atrophied muscles that can lead to undue stress on the spine. When the spine is not supported well, it is susceptible to painful injuries such as disc herniation. Muscle spasms in the upper back are also a frequent cause of upper back pain.

Having good posture is key to good health.

Another reason for upper back pain is the collection of excess toxins in the muscle tissue. The good news is that proper diet, exercise, and drinking plenty of water can result in reduction of pain in the upper back. It's important to obtain an accurate diagnosis of the cause of pain before beginning treatment. A back specialist will often advise physical therapy as part of the regimen for upper back pain relief.

Many physical therapy treatments include the use of ultrasound technology and MendMeShop Lavender Infusion Ultrasound Gel, is naturally medicated to provides a cooling to the skin surface as well.