Lower back pain is a frequent healthcare problem in athletes. Today we will understand Top 5 Ways Athletes Should Try at Home to Relieve Lower Back Pain. It is the fifth most common reason for all physician visits in the United States. Its prevalence among athletes is 1-40%. Sports with high physical activity grades are at higher risk of developing low back pain.
Some other reasons are
1. Superficial cold vs. heat
Cold can be applied to the lower back pain site with ice packs, ice massages, and towels. Heat is applied to the low back region with steam, wraps, water bottles, and baths. A systemic review conducted to assess the effects of superficial heat and cold therapy for low back pain in adults has proved that heat therapy reduces pain and disability in patients with lower back pain. The addition of exercise further reducing pain and improving function.
3. PEMF Therapy
PEMF therapy plays a significant role in managing lower back pain. Electromagnetic therapy is a non-invasive, painless, and quick method to relieve low back pain. PEMF stands for Pulsed Electromagnetic Field. It directs the magnetic energy waves toward injured tissues of the body.
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