Back Pain Relief Products:
Which Back Pain Relief Product Will Work for You?There are a lot of back pain relief products available - it is a fact that most of us who suffer back pain will spend a lot a money and TRY ANYTHING to get a few hours of back pain relief.
Which back pain relief products really work? In another section - I covered the Back Pain Relief Product that I use to support good posture and so alleviate Back Pain in the longer term. Here, I will go through devices and Back Pain Relief products that I use to provide more direct pain relief with my own clients in my physiotherapy clinic.
Generally, there is a wide range of products available - it is probably known that most of us who suffer back pain will spend a lot a money and TRY ANYTHING to get a few hours of relief.
However, while many products do offer relief from your pain, it is essential that you have your condition correctly diagnosed and have the product sized correctly for you. If this step is skipped over, the right product for the wrong situation can frequently increase your pain and prolong your condition!
Overall, I generally avoid expensive back support chairs. In most cases this is due to my belief in learning and maintaining an active posture. However, I am frequently asked which back support chair is the best? The answer depends on a number of things.
Read more about Back Support Chair.
Clients frequently arrive into my clinic wearing a lumbar support belt - and 90% of them leave their first session without their lumbar support belt! Lumbar support belts can often be misused and overused by low back pain sufferers.
Read more about Lumbar Support Belt.
To support your lumbar spine you can - but do not necessarily need to - buy a specific pillow. I do advise people to buy them, but also show my clients how to make a lumbar support out of any piece of clothing at all!
Read more about Lumbar Support Pillow.
Poorly-fitted neck roll pillows can do more harm than good. If your neck is being pushed out of its correct alignment by this pillow, it can cause further injury and pain to your neck and back.
Read more about Neck Roll Pillows.
The Memory foam neck pillow is fast becoming very common. I must admit, I have mixed opinions with regard this type of relief product. A memory foam pillow can assist in the recovery of some neck injuries - however, I believe you will need the assistance of a physiotherapist to ensure you are choosing the correct pillow to match your neck posture.
Read more about Memory Foam Neck Pillow.
A posture brace used excessively over time can result in further back and neck problems. This is due to the postural brace taking over the role of your postural muscles. The brace must be used with care.
Read more about Posture Brace.
A posture collar is a band of foam like tissue which is shaped to wrap around your neck and support your chin and head weight. It is commonly used post road traffic accidents, when a person with whiplash complains of intense neck pain and a feeling of their head being too heavy for their neck.
Read more about Posture Collar.
Our individual postures are very different, and as a result of this, the height and heel type of shoe that you wear will influence your posture in a different way to the person next to you wearing the same shoe.
Read more about Posture Shoes.
There are many types of lumbar support office chair available today. However, the quality of the lumbar support chair is very important, and price does not always reflect quality.
Read more about Lumbar Support Office Chair.
I often see other passengers on flights using inflatable neck pillows which have been inflated too much, or too little, for their neck shape and size.
Read more about Travel Neck Pillows.
Although it is true to say that I have never seen anyone who uses a neck massager have a fatal result to their health with its use, I have seen many damaged muscles and ligaments arising from inappropriate use of neck massagers.
Read more about Neck Massagers.
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