Taking care of your back at home

Back strain treatment; Back pain - home care; Low back pain - home care; Lumbar pain - home care; LBP - home care; Sciatic - home care

Low back pain refers to pain that you feel in your lower back. You may also have back stiffness, decreased movement of the lower back, and difficulty standing straight.

There are many things you can do at home to help your back feel better and prevent future back pain.

Treatment for strained back

Rest on a firm surface for several hours to treat and alleviate symptoms of a strained back. Anti-inflammatory medicines, such as ibuprofen, can help. Stretching and strengthening of the back muscles is important to avoid another back injury.