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How To Enjoy A Hot Bath For Lower Back Pain

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There is no guaranteed solution for lower back pain. Most people need to try various options in order to find what works best. More often than not, a multifaceted approach is the most effective option to fight the pain - this means learning how to effectively combine traditional medicine and natural remedies to find the best solution.

    A hot bath is an overlooked natural remedy that has numerous health effects. It is known to have soothing effects that can help people with mild injury, body pain, aching muscles, and even depression. Yes, a hot bath can help with your back problems too!


    Here are various tips and tricks that can help make your hot bath even more beneficial:

  • Get The Right Temperature
  • How To Enjoy A Hot Bath For Lower Back PainDo you enjoy soaking away your stress in the tub? Make sure the water is not too hot. It is important to get the right temperature if you want to enjoy maximum benefits of your bath. Too much heat will make it impossible for you to relax. The best temperature is around 32 to 35 degrees. This will help open up your pores, release toxins and relieve the painful areas in your back.


  • Enjoy A Soothing Self-Massage In Bath                                                         
  • A good self-massage can help with relaxation and releasing knots in your muscles. It is also known to help with stress and tension. You can give yourself a massage in the bath to give yourself a relieving sensation from back pain.

     

    How to do it? You can use a tennis ball to apply pressure to the problem area in your back. Simply trap the ball between your back and the tub and your back. It’s a simple solution that can help you get rid of the pain.


  • Stretch Before In Bath
  • Do not underestimate the power of a good stretch! It can help release muscle knots and provide relief from pain. If you have difficulties stretching, you’ll be happy to know that water makes some stretches a lot easier. Try to give your hamstrings a gentle stretch next time you’re in the bath. Tight hamstrings contribute to back pain too.                                                                                         

  • Use Epsom Salt Baths
  • How To Enjoy A Hot Bath For Lower Back PainAdding Epsom salt to your regular bath water has numerous health and beauty benefits. This all-natural remedy is often used by athletes for achy muscles. It can also help with back aches and pains. Made from Magnesium and Sulfate, it helps replenish the Magnesium levels of the body as well.


    Better Bath Better Body bath salts are enhanced with essential oils that can help provide relief. We have a unique Back Healing blend enhanced with Bergamot Essential Oil, Lavender Essential Oil, Peppermint Essential Oil, and Eucalyptus Essential Oil. this unique blend is designed to calm your nervous system and reduce aches and pains.


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