The feel good factor, when your in 'spirit' you feel great. If you love nature when was the last time you took a walk in the park or our garden without the feeling of being guilty? The feeling that if I do this shouldn't I be doing something else more productive? All these little distractions (guilt) taking us off our course of following our feelings of being in spirit. We need to enjoy the moment without the feeling of guilt. There are two types of aerobic exercise, high-impact and low-impact. High-impact is more challenging and is good when a medium level of fitness has already been achieved. Consider speaking with your physician if your back pain is extreme or prolonged, as there may be something other than just the aches and pain of everyday life going on. Doctors could run some tests, including blood tests. They will also glance at your medical history to look for other reasons you might be suffering from this condition. Consulting your doctor can help you find out about therapy, exercises and medicines available, so ask questions. He can diagnose the cause of pain and recommend things to treat it and keep it from becoming more painful and explain the risks of any medicines that you may take for the pain. The vertebrae most often break in the front section of the bone; this is called an anterior fracture. The front part of the bone collapses, while the back portion remains in the same position, resulting in the bend of the spine that's called kyphosis. Both the fracture and the muscle pain that results from the change in the shortening of muscles around the spine can cause pain, Old and Calvert note. You Might Also Like Types of Treatment Proper posture makes for a stronger, healthier back. It is influenced by abdominal strength, standing properly, and sleeping on an appropriate mattress. Healthy postural habits promote optimum balance and allow the muscles Camomile has a calming effect on smooth muscle tissue. Take it as 1-3 cups of tea, 10-20 drops of extract in a cup of liquid or 1-3 capsules daily. Bromelain (pineapple extract) is a powerful anti-inflammatory (take 2-3 g daily at first, then 1-2 g as the pain eases). Other anti-inflammatories, effective when drunk as teas, are valerian, St. John's wort, and Jamaican dogwood. Horsetail not only heals and builds connective tissue, but also normalizes the bowels and alleviates lower-back pain, much of which can be traced to a dysfunctional intestinal tract. Take internally as per camomile. You are moving a heavy piece of furniture and you get a pain so bad that you think you've broken your back. No, in reality it is most like a strain, spasm or sprain. This is probably the most common cause of back pain. Fortunately this kind of pain will generally disappear within two to six weeks. This pain resides in the muscles. A misaligned pelvis strains muscles, ligaments, and tendons in the lower back and near the spine, often resulting in spasms, or occasional sciatica when nerves in the lower back are pinched by tightened back muscles pulling against and compressing the spine. What we have found is a low-impact gene variant,” points out Dr. Gjerstad, “meaning that it does not in itself lead to chronic pain. So people with an ‘unlucky’ gene variant are not necessarily fated to suffer.” Other factors also play a role, he adds, including physical and psychosocial workload. In a way it is good to know that the work environment also plays a part, because we can alter that. And since we know that some people are more prone to back pain than others,” concludes Dr. Gjerstad, “we need to take them into consideration and try to make sure that as few as possible become affected.” Sometimes your lower back feels tight and sore. It feels like it needs to be "cracked." Unless you have a chiropractic appointment at that moment, you might feel the need to crack your lower back yourself. This can sometimes give you temporary relief of any pain you might be feeling-at least until you can make it to a chiropractor. Mustard oil is a liniment that can be used to treat back pain naturally. The oil is a natural rubefacient, which means it can increase the flow of blood on the surface of the skin. The revitalized flow can facilitate healing. Kyphosis is an extreme rounding of the upper back. When this rounding is more than 45 degrees, it is sometimes referred to as hunchback. This can be caused by a number of different things from spinal fractures to arthritis of the spine and can affect people at any age. Minor cases of kyphosis, sometimes called postural kyphosis, can be easily corrected by a few exercises that strengthen the back. Back pain due to tearing or spraining of back muscles can cause severe discomfort and pain. Although the condition may be caused by a variety of factors, a proper diagnosis can help to reduce pain and prevent the condition from recurring.