How To Prevent Back Pain in 5 Minutes
Most back pain is NOT caused by how you lift, bend or twist. It is caused by an accumulation of stress on your spine, so knowing how to prevent back pain is actually easier than trying to identify the one cause of your pain.
Research has proven that back pain is a combination of both muscular and joint based issues that develop from your normal daily activities. Sure there is the occasional fall that can start the process, but in almost all cases pain occurs after a so-called normal activity.But you can prevent back pain in as little as 5 minutes and as the saying goes ... an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.
All you need to do is ...
How To Prevent Back Pain in 5 Minutes
As I said above most pain develops after normal daily activity, it usually starts with muscle tightness that you don't notice. The first stages of spinal imbalance is not pain, so initially there is no outward signals that pain is about to occur.
But you can check for imbalance quickly and easily. If you find there is imbalance but no pain then you can easily prevent pain from developing.
How do you test for this imbalance?
To explain, you first must know that your feet send feedback to your brain. This feedback is called proprio-ception, or your position in space.
When you walk, as soon as your foot strikes the ground your brain knows what position you are in, it changes muscles and joints throughout the body to help make you balanced as you walk.
However, if you are out of balance this feedback mechanism slows down. It is one of the initial signals that there is imbalance somewhere in your structural system. Unfortunately this test doesn't tell you what imbalance you have, just that there is imbalance present.
If you want to detect which imbalance you have, learn some simple techniques to return your body to balance and know how to prevent back pain, simply click the following link:
So to find out if you are in balance all you need to do is stand on one foot and hold your arms out wide. Simply see how long you can balance on your foot and then compare to the other side.
You should notice that the sides are even if your structural system is balanced. But it doesn't stop there...
Your eyes play an important role in this too. If the imbalances have been present for a while then this test will show a change. If the imbalance is less pronounced or been for less time, then you can test further by repeating the procedure with your eyes CLOSED.
Again you should be able to stand in this position for a minute or so and the same on each side. If not then you know you are out of balance.
What To Do If You Find Imbalance
If you find this test shows no imbalance then use it often to detect for imbalances, but keep active. Going for a good long walk helps your body to stay in balance.
Also repeating this test often helps your brain reorganize your structural system and it will help it self correct any minor imbalance that develops. This is both a detection method and a self-correcting method too.
If the test is positive then walking will help also, but you also need to learn some simple techniques to help return the balance to your spine. The testing only takes a few minutes and learning how to prevent back pain takes only a few minutes longer.
Simply click the link below to read more about how you can return balance to your spine and prevent back pain from developing.
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