Back pain is often due to a few reasons: One, you’re overweight. So, by exercising, you reduce the strain on your back. Two, With exercise, your joints remain fluid, so even small movements can be done easily. A good way of doing this is to keep yourself moving. Walk as much as possible, whenever possible through the day. Short walks to run errands are a good way of giving your joints the movement they need.
#2. Strengthen Your Bones with Calcium And Vitamin
A common cause of back pain is osteoporosis. You can stave off the possibility of getting it by strengthening your bones with calcium- and vitamin-rich diet. Calcium-rich food includes green leafy vegetables, milk, and yogurt; while you can get your content of Vitamin D from cheese, fatty fish, egg yolks, orange juice, and soymilk.
#3. Lifting Heavy Objects
If the cause of your back pain is back injury at work, perhaps you’ve lifted heavy objects wrongly. To prevent any future back pain, do the following:
- Ask yourself whether you can, in fact, carry the load without pain or stress?
- Separate your feet and position yourself so that one leg is a little in front of you for better balance. To lift an object on the floor, kneel down, setting one of your knees on the floor. Pick up the object but remember not to lift it while standing and bending at the waist.
#4. Eat Nutritious Food
Inculcate good eating habits and you won’t put any stress on your back which will cause you pain. Eat fruits and vegetables, dairy products, lean meat, and whole grains. Also, do not eat fast food or spicy food which will put a strain on your nervous system.