Back Pain

General back pain can manifest in various forms, affecting the upper, middle, or lower back. It may result from previous injury, stress, muscle tension, poor posture, injury, or underlying medical conditions. All leading to discomfort, stiffness, and limited range of motion.

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                How To Help With Your Pain

 

  • Gentle Activity: Allow your back muscles to recover by getting active. Engage in gentle activities which cover a range of movement as well as promoting blood flow without exacerbating the pain. Walking followed by Yoga or Pilates may be beneficial.
  • Strengthening Exercises: Incorporate true strength exercises to the muscles supporting your back, hips and and shoulders. 
  • Reducing Stress Loads: Mental & physical Stress can lead to tension in the body. Reducing your overall stress will reduce your pain. Breathing exercises are a great start to help manage stress.
  • Heat and Cold Therapy: Apply heat packs to relax tense muscles and improve circulation. Alternatively, use ice packs to reduce inflammation.
  • Maintain Good Posture: Practise proper body mechanics and maintain good posture, especially when sitting/standing for a long period of time.

 

How Lincs Injury Can Help You

  • Rule Out Serious Conditions:
    • Help rule out serious underlying conditions that may be contributing to your back pain, such as herniated discs or spinal issues.
  • Personalised Treatment Plan:
    • Healthcare professionals can provide a personalised treatment plan, which may include physical therapy, exercises, or other interventions based on the specific cause of your back pain.
  • Prevent it becoming worse:
    • Identifying the root cause of your back pain allows for targeted treatment, reducing the likelihood of your pain worsening.