Effective Natural Ways to Combat Acute Pain in the Lower Back

The Bonati Institute lists some helpful activities to curb acute lower back pain.

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Hudson, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013

Lower back pain is the leading cause for disability among individuals throughout the world. The Bonati Spine Institute shares the following tips to help alleviate acute lower back pain.

The way people sit, eat and perform their daily routine can influence their susceptibility to lower back pain, according to a recent article published by medicaldaily.com. To read more: http://www.medicaldaily.com/6-daily-activities-back-pain-relief-248206.

The Bonati Spine Institute recommends back pain suffers do the following:

-Eat a healthy diet: consuming a diet rich in red grapes can greatly reduce aches because it contains resveratrol — a polyphenol found in the fruit — which can block enzymes that inhibit tissue deterioration.

-Wear comfortable shoes: flip-flops, although comfortable shoes in plain sight, actually have a pronounced affect on the back because they cause stress on the arch, heel, and entire foot.

-Carry less baggage: a heavy handbag or messenger bag can contribute to a great deal of back pain. Opt for a light bag with minimal features on it that can contribute to the bag's overall weight.

-Sit with a proper posture: maintaining a proper posture is vital to decrease the chances of having a bad back.

-Place a pillow under your knees at night: the back feels a great deal of pressure during a sleep cycle. Therefore, it is important to slightly elevate legs to reduce lower back tension and get a good night's sleep.

-Listen to music: Music directly impacts the nervous system and the limbic system.

For the most part, acute pain associated with lower back injuries do improve over time. Back pain is caused by weak muscles that haven’t been fully developed over the life of the affected individual. More often than not, the most effective treatment option is exercise. However, every patient responds differently, so a relaxed treatment regime may be necessary depending on pain threshold.

Typically back problems are the culmination of many smaller problems. A strain is the most common occurrence, according to the Bonati Spine Institute. Patients typically describe a nuisance pain that has been with them for years. Old sports injuries or outdoor activities, such as gardening are the usual suspects. The Bonati Spine Institute recommends patients with back problems speak with their general practitioner to schedule an appointment with a spine specialist or chiropractor for a more accurate diagnosis.

About the company:
The Bonati Spine Institute was founded in 1985 by Dr. Alfred O. Bonati, and is the recognized leader in advanced spine surgery. Over the past 10 years, they have a documented, patient-reported over 90 percent surgery success rate with their specialized procedures.

Their physicians are the pivotal part of the surgical process. Upon arrival, patients will meet and discuss specific issues with highly trained and experienced neurosurgeon and orthopedic surgeons. These physicians are the same ones who will be performing every step of the surgical process.

The Bonati Procedures represent the state of the art. Since 1991, these patented methods and instruments have been at the forefront of advanced spine surgery and eliminate the need for traditional invasive open spine and spinal fusion surgeries. From open wound to the most advanced spine surgical procedures, the Bonati Procedures have led the way for more than 25 years for better, safer, results-oriented surgical procedures of the spine. The Institute specializes in spinal fibrosis treatment, herniated disc treatment, spinal cord compression therapy among many others. For more information on The Bonati Spine Institute visit their website.


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