Exercise The spinal joints rely on the muscles to support them, therefore regular back strengthening exercises provide great support for the vertebral joints and definitely help to prevent both the chronic, on going lower back pain, as well as the potential to strain the joints when lifting, carrying etc.
5. Calcium and magnesium Proper contraction and relaxation of muscles relies on adequate levels of calcium and magnesium. Insufficient levels can lead to chronic muscle tension, spasm and even cramp, again making one more vulnerable to acute exacerbation of mechanical back strain
A dramatic new expert study from leading US Health Economists from Mercer Health and Benefits and Harvard University analyses chiropractic management of back and neck pain and reports: