First aid exercise against lower back pain
Exercise against back pain when the pain is acute. If you are reading this, you have probably experienced acute or chronic back pain in your lifetime. This article aims to give you information about what type of back pain exercises are good when you have severe, acute pain. If you’ve had back pain, you probably already know that there are things you should and shouldn’t do when you have severe back pain. Of course, a doctor should approve each exercise.
Ask the doctor
When you feel severe pain, ask your doctor if you need to stay in bed for more than two days. Many times resting for more than two days, by which I mean complete bed rest, is not really good. And it doesn’t help you recover faster, in fact it can hinder your recovery. I’m not trying to get you to overexert yourself because the truth is that your body needs to heal. But I also don’t want you to get into a situation where you’re not moving and that’s prolonging your recovery time.
Try to practice
If you can’t do anything else, try to get up at least once a day. Here is a good exercise you can do when you are resting. Lie on your stomach and support yourself with your elbows. Slowly and gently push yourself up so that your hips stay on the floor and your stomach and chest are lifted up. Do this as much as you can without straining too much. After that, turn on your back and place a rolled towel under your lower back.
If you do this exercise for three or four days and do not feel relief, it may be because the pain is not directed to the lower back. If you feel pain more on one side than the other, you can change this exercise. The way you do it is to lie down. Then move your hips to the side away from the pain. Then continue the exercise as described above.
Other things you can do to get back up and running quickly are: don’t hunch over, don’t lift anything, try not to drive and above all keep moving as much as your body allows.