Looking forward to getting away this summer but struggling in silence over lower back pain, not prepared to let that hold you back?
What if there was a way to avoid some of the most common mistakes people make when traveling with lower back pain?
Well, there is!
Our Team has seen thousands of patients every year who return home with more severe back pain compared to when they left!
This blog highlights those mistakes so you don’t have to learn the hard way!
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This report contains professional advice, developed after years of experience seeing patients who suffer from back pain, just like you.
Don’t sacrifice the lifestyle you desire over problems that can be fixed.
Mistake 1 – Overpacking: The Hidden Culprit Behind Travel Aches
Packing too much for your travels might seem harmless, but it can have a significant impact on your back and joints. Carrying excess weight in your luggage can lead to strain and discomfort during your trip, especially on the return journey!
Make a list of items you absolutely need for your trip, and stick to it. This helps prevent adding unnecessary items that contribute to the weight of your luggage.
Choose lightweight alternatives:
Opt for lighter versions of items whenever possible, such as travel-sized toiletries or lightweight footwear.
Weigh your luggage:
Regularly check your luggage weight as you pack to ensure you stay within the recommended limits and avoid straining your back.
It can be very tempting when planning a trip to pack for every scenario, however, the only thing you’re achieving with certainty is severe back pain!
Mistake 2 – Overlooking Precautions
When planning a trip, it’s important not to overlook the necessary precautions for protecting your back from further discomfort or damage.
Whether you’re traveling for a few hours or several days, incorporating these back care essentials can make a significant difference in your overall comfort and well-being.
Lumbar support cushion:
A lumbar support cushion can be a lifesaver for your lower back, particularly when sitting for extended periods in a car or on a plane.
Invest in supportive, cushioned footwear that promotes good posture and minimizes the impact on your spine and joints as you walk or stand for long periods.
Incorporate simple stretches into your daily routine, targeting your back, hips, and hamstrings. This helps maintain flexibility and reduces tension in your muscles.
By including these back care essentials in your travel plans, you’ll not only protect your spine but also enjoy a more comfortable and pain-free journey.
Mistake 3 – Not Preparing In Advance
Failing to prepare your body before embarking on a trip can leave you at risk of discomfort and injury. To ensure a pain-free and enjoyable travel experience, it’s essential to take proactive steps in the weeks leading up to your departure.
Engage in a consistent workout routine that focuses on strengthening your core, back, and leg muscles. This will not only improve your overall physical fitness but also provide better support for your spine during your travels.
Plan for rest and recovery:
Set aside time during your trip for rest and relaxation, allowing your body to recover from the physical demands of travel.
Consult a professional:
If you’re experiencing persistent back pain or have concerns about your physical condition, schedule an appointment with our physical therapist team. We can provide personalized guidance and recommendations to prepare you for a pain-free trip.
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In this visit, you will receive personalized 1-1 advice on how to rid yourself of back pain quickly and efficiently. Our expert physical therapists will answer any and all questions you have regarding physical therapy and set you up with your own tailored treatment plan!
This assessment is 100% free, however, there is extremely high demand and we only have limited spaces available.
Don’t waste time struggling with your back pain, contact us right away to arrange your assessment!
Simply call us at 949 274-7110 or click the link below.
Rather Not Add an Additional Trip to Your Summer Plans?
We also offer a Free Telephone Consultation, where you can discuss your story, address your concerns, and get 1-1 advice all without leaving the house!
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You’ve made the best of a bad situation for too long!
Your family deserves to have quality time with you away from home and free from pain!
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