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A Guide to Returning to Fitness After a Back Injury

Injuring your back is one of the most frustrating things you can experience. Everything we do involves using our backs. So, here is a guide to returning to fitness after a bad back injury.

Rest

The thing that many people find most difficult when it comes to recovering from an injury is resting. This might sound strange, but it’s true. For people who like to be active and go to the gym every day, resting can be a nightmare. But it’s something that simply has to be done, no matter how much you dislike it. As soon as you start to feel a problem in your back you should limit your activity until you know what the problem is. And your doctor will most probably tell you to get lots of rest too.

See a Good Chiropractor

Seeing a doctor is a good first step to take when you have an injury. They will be able to tell you what your problem is. But for further treatment and guidance, you will need so see someone who is a little more specialised. Seeing a good chiropractor is one of the best moves to make. These people know everything about backs and back injuries, so they will be able to help you a great deal. Visit drkerengomez.com to find out more about what they can offer to you to help you get back to fitness.

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Eat Anti-Inflammatory Foods

There are certain foods that you can eat that help your body to repair itself and stop inflammation. These are known as anti-inflammatory foods. You need to fill your diet while you’re recovering with as many as these foods as you possibly can. You shouldn’t eat too many grains. Instead, focus on eating things like oily fish and plenty of green vegetables. Even if you don’t really like the taste, it will help your body a great deal, so make sure you do it.

Ice Your Back

Placing ice on your back might not be the most comfortable thing in the world, but it can help it out a lot. This is especially true if you’re suffering from a muscle injury. The main benefit of putting freezing cold ice on the problem area of your back is the anti-inflammatory properties it has. This should help to speed up your recovery and get you back to normal as quickly as possible. This is something that everybody wants when they’re suffering from a painful injury that is putting them out of action.

Return to Normal Slowly and Steadily

If you’re the kind of person who does a lot of working out or playing sport, you need to be careful about timing your return to normalcy. If you go too quickly, you could hurt yourself and set your recovery back even further. When you return, don’t go back to doing exactly what you were doing before. Instead, you should try to ease yourself back into your old regime. That means doing less for shorter amounts of time until you’re ready to do what you are used to doing it. It might be frustrating, but it’s important.

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