Back Pain

7 Ways to Deal with Spinal Stenosis

Exercise
Exercise

The best exercise that a person with spinal stenosis can opt is walking.  This helps to balance the spine and moving the spine for at least 30 minutes a day works. While moving, the oxygen is supplied to the discs which enable surplus circulation of blood that thereby improves back muscles strength

Practice Good Posture
Practice Good Posture

While you stand, just imagine a string is pulling the top of your head in upward direction. Likewise, while you sit, assume that you are sitting in a chair that provides a good support and has a strong back. This will help you in maintaining a healthy back.

Sleep Perfectly
Sleep Perfectly

It is good when you sleep on a firm mattress that helps in aligning your spine properly. You can even try sleeping with a body pillow.

Watch your Weight
Watch your Weight

Extra weight puts extra pressure on your spine, therefore leading to worst back pain. Keep a watch on your diet and take healthy balanced diet of vegetables, fruits, whole grains and lean protein. Pay a keen attention on your food.

Try Lumbosacral Support
Try Lumbosacral Support

There is a special support available in medical stores and pharmacies. Wearing this discourages the motion that leads to back pain. It even eases the discomfort while walking or doing any other activities.

Hot/Cold Packs
Hot/Cold Packs

Certain symptoms, especially cervical spinal stenosis will be relieved by applying hot or cold compresses like heat or ice to the neck.

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