Wednesday, 28 June 2017 08:51

What Can I Do About My Backache?

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So you are experiencing back pain.  What can you do at home to relieve the pain?
 
Lie on a rug or padded floor.  If you can not get down to that low a hard bed will suffice. Support your neck with a small pillow or rolled up towel.  Place another pillow under your knees..  Place an ice back on the floor under the area that is hurting.  Relax as best as possible for 20 minutes.  Wait an hour and repeat as often as needed to help with the inflammation. 
 
Symptoms that indicate you may need to see a chiropractor:
 
1.  If your backache does not clear up in 72 hours.
2.  Your backache occurs with increasing severity or frequency.
3.  If you are experiencing numbness or tingling in your arm or leg.
4.  If you have more than 2 severe attacks in a year.
 
 
Call Chait Chiropractic Center at 941-371-1070 to schedule a complimentary consult.  Dr. John Chait has been relieving people's pain and symptoms in the Sarasota area for over 30 years.