3 Back Pain Relief Mistakes You Must Avoid
There is a terrible statistics that says back pain relief fails in 8 out of every 10 cases. Back pain affects over 80% of the adult population at some stage, so a failure rate this high means you are likely to lead a life filled with pain as you age.
There are 3 common mistakes made which cause this statistic to be so high. Avoid these mistakes and you are almost guaranteed success in your back pain relief efforts.
So what are these mistakes made, and how can you avoid them.
Back Pain Relief - Mistake #1
The first mistake is quite obvious; you may have done this already...
Inaction is the biggest reason why people fail to relieve back pain. We wait days, weeks, month and even sometimes years before we decide to act and remove our pain.
Imagine leaving a cut to bleed for the same period of time...
If a cut doesn't stop bleeding within the day, most people will seek help or at least advice on why it isn't healing.
Your healing response works the same for your back pain. If you injure yourself, or even if you just find you are in pain for no reason at all, it should ease by itself within a day or two.
If not then it means that there are some underlying issues that need addressing. Waiting for weeks or months will just allow these underlying issues to become ingrained into your body ... and therefore harder to remove.
Your body is a habit-based creature. Anything you do consistently becomes a habit. The same with back pain, if pain remains it becomes a habit and your body believes this as "normal".
Once this occurs you can't just perform some technique for a day or two until pain eases. Why?
Well, you can relieve back pain quickly, but unless you break the habits that have formed you will return to pain again soon. So if you leave your back pain relieving efforts too long, you will need regular treatments from your structural therapist or need to use self help techniques regularly to make sure pain not only eases, but also leaves altogether.
This leads you to the next biggest mistake...
Mistake #2 - Stopping once you relieve back pain
The second biggest mistake and probably the biggest reason back pain relief fails, is that too many people stop using techniques as soon as pain stops.
You MUST think of pain as a fire alarm.
In the fire alarm scenario ... the fire starts, smoke and flames build ... then the alarm is triggered.
The same with back pain ... muscles and joints tire ... imbalances in your spinal system develop ... muscles and joints tire more, until ... pain suddenly occurs.
When the fire brigade turns up to a house fire, nobody races off to turn off the alarm ... they put out the fire. The alarm may stop but they never leave until all the fire is out, and the smoke has gone.
In back pain relief, most people stop having treatment, or stop using techniques at home as soon as pain eases.
Now there are many ways you can turn off the alarm signal, with back pain relief there are simple ways to literally turn off the pain signals. Click the following link to learn how to do this and to remove the cause too.
But if you stop at turning off the pain, then you are likely stopping too soon and the causes are still present...
You may feel good today and even tomorrow, but one day soon you will notice your back pain returns. The #1 and #2 mistakes have kicked into action, the habits have formed and pain becomes a common "normal" situation for you to be in.
You return to symptom relief techniques, whether it is medication, a few stretches, a cream to rub in or something else...
Pain eases, you stop once more and then it becomes even harder next time to get lasting back pain relief.
Chronic back pain occurs as people fail to address the cause. The third mistake is just as scary.
Mistake #3 - No Back Pain Relief Plan
The last mistake is simple to fix...
If you decided to build a house you would have a plan. You would know what it was going to look like before you even started. You would need timber, nails etc and then start to build your house.
With back pan relief the same applies. You need a plan.
Most people think they have a plan ... "I'm going to relieve back pain now".
But, you actually need to know the steps to follow to make sure you remove both the symptoms and the cause.
Back pain is a complex issue with simple answers.
You need to follow a simple 3-step plan. This helps you find the cause of your pain.
Did you know that the cause of your back pain is not how you lifted, bent over or carried some object?
The actual cause of your pain is the imbalances present in your spinal system that allow these activities to create pain. If you remove these imbalances you can lift, bend, run, play and enjoy life without pain.
Back pain relief only occurs long term if you follow a plan. Once you now what to do, it is easy to relieve back pain quickly, but more importantly you are able to get lasting back pain relief.
Click the following link to learn about the best plan to follow for back pain relief.
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