You could have got out of bed and twisted in an unusual way, or you could have picked something up that was a little bit too heavy and felt a twinge. Regardless of how it happened, if you suffer from back pain it can be difficult to get rid of, but you can take control just by incorporating these suggestions into your everyday routine.
It should go without saying that if you have been injured or your are experiencing numbness you should consult with your health care professional as soon as possible. However, if it is just ongoing niggling pain, these tips can be tried at home.
Within the first 24 to 48 hours ice is great for reducing inflammation of an injury or stiffness and pain caused by any activity. You can put simple ice or a cold pack on your sore back or neck. You will want to take the ice off after 20 minutes on the affected area to give your skin a rest.