Whenever you feel that lower back pain coming, isn’t it a natural response to tell yourself that you need to rest and slow down for the day. That is, so that you can rest your sore back? Well, it may sound a bit counter-productive, but the truth of the matter is the exact opposite may be better for you. What? Yup, that’s right. According to research, exercise helps your muscles to relax and even increases blood flow to the area of pain, enhancing the removal of the byproducts created by inflammation. This article from Newsmax Health discusses how walking can help you find relief for your lower back pain …
Sufferers from lower back pain may find relief in a new research-backed program that involves the simple act of walking two or three times a week.
A new study from Tel Aviv University finds that fast walking two to three times a week for 20 to 40 minutes may relieve back pain just as well as physical therapy multiple times a week.
For the study, the researchers recruited 52 patients with lower back pain. Through questionnaires, subjects were initially assessed for pain levels, feelings of disability, and avoidance of daily activities, as well as muscle and walking endurance.”
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The article did not tell you the findings of the research, however, in Sage Journals for Clinical Rehabilitation, the results of the research were documented, stating that a “… six-week walk training programme was as effective as six weeks of specific strengthening exercises programme for the low back”. So bottom line, the act of moving your body, as simple as taking a brisk walk, can positively affect your lower back pain and provide you with some needed relief.