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Your best option for treatment when dealing with back pain is physical therapy. Physical therapy is not just about the best way to exercise your sore back or how to stretch your muscles, it could involve acupuncture, massage therapy or IFC (Interferential current) to just name a few.
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Listed below you will find the methods often first prescribed for chronic back pain treatment.

Over the Counter Medications
When back pain first happens most of us reach for these medications to help cope with back pain. It could be Advil, Aleve, Motrin, Aspirin or Tylenol.
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Stretching can be an essential part of your workout; it can decrease the risk of injury, prevent muscle soreness and improve your overall performance.

A few back pain stretches you can try are:
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Often back pain can be attributed to obesity or weak back muscles. The tricky thing about having back pain and needing to exercise is, you must choose back pain exercises that you can do that will not further damage or injure you back in any way.
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Just because your back hurts doesn’t mean you shouldn’t exercise, not exercising is actually the worst thing you can do for your back. By keeping your back healthy, strong, and flexible you can decrease not only your chances of developing back pain but you can reduce any current back pain you have.

If you are currently dealing with back pain you will of course want to make sure that any types of exercise that you are engaging in are low impact so that you do not aggravate your injury further. So this would mean no running, jogging or jumping of any kind. Your best bets are cycling, water aerobics, recumbent bikes, treadmills, or elliptical machines.
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