Back pain, particularly lower back pain, is very common. It usually improves within a few weeks but sometimes lasts longer or keeps coming back.
Some tips for back pain:
- Stay active and try to continue with your daily activities
- Take anti-inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen
- Use an ice pack (or bag of frozen peas) wrapped in a tea towel to reduce pain and swelling
- ♨️ Use a heat pack (or hot water bottle) wrapped in a tea towel to relieve joint stiffness or muscle spasms
- ♀️ Try doing some exercises and stretches for back pain