No One wants to live in pain. More than 65 million people suffer from back pain alone. It is the second leading cause of doctor visits and it can affect anyone. Unfortunately some of us suffer with chronic pain and are left with few choices beyond medications. Sadly many doctors do not endorse, support or encourage, “alternatives” to medications — and of course the pharmaceutical companies love that, but the question is, are you ready for a few “alternatives” you can use at home?
Oh My Aching Back
Some injuries or strains can create even more injury. Muscle manipulation keeps blood flowing to the affected areas so that healing can commence. Simple massage is helpful, but many insurances do not cover massage therapy treatments. Paying for frequent massage sessions can get pricey fast and our significant others are not always reliable masseur’s; if you’re a single guy or gal…forget about it.
Save some money and get daily relief with the Carepeutic® Spine-Relax Shiatsu Back Massager. It is pretty compact and has 8 dual-rotating shiatsu massage balls to isolate deep tissue and pinpoint pressure points.
Sitting Is A Heavy Workload
If you back pain is caused from sitting for long hours at for work, be sure you are taking periodic breaks to get up and walk around. Circulation is always a factor and sitting for long hours can wreak havoc on yours. Take time to stretch and when you are at your desk, be sure you’re ergo and be mindful of your posture.
To help ease the ache throughout the day; a lightweight, portable Kneading Massage Cushion is perfect for work, home or even the car.
The Headache That Won’t Go Away
Whether you suffer from Migraines or tension headaches, taking recurring doses of pain medication — including the over-the-counter varieties, can lead to even more serious health problems affecting the stomach, kidneys, liver and even your heart. Medications should be taken sparingly and alternative options explored whenever possible. For headache relief, this Head Massager combines acupressure and magnetic therapy along with vibration, heat and audio. You adjust the setting to what is best for you and the type of headache you are experiencing. This is also great for simple relaxation and stress relief.
Some of us travel a lot, whether for work or pleasure, but as seats get more compact and tarmac waits longer, our backs quickly become uncomfortable. Long flights can be especially grueling — especially the redeye flights, even if you don’t have an existing back problem. Why cause pain when there is a simple, inflatable, fix? This ingenious, fleece Cabin Comfort Inflatable Pillow has a mesh top to help keep your face cool and comfortable and the whole thing is designed to work in tandem with the airlines drop-down food tray.
You may not be able to eliminate your pain, but you can ease it and enjoy a much better quality of life.