Back or Neck Pain plagues millions of Americans yearly. Luckily there are natural products that will relieve the pain and help the body heal, unlike NSAIDS (Non Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs) like ibuprofen, aspirin, naproxen, and Advil that have very negative health side effects, these natural products are actually good for you. However, seeing an Activator Methods chiropractor may actually fix the problem (Activator.com then “find a doctor” tab)
Dr. Nelson’s Core Protocol for Back and Neck Pain
For more information on how and why to use the products listed above:
Anti-Inflammatory Herbal Formula
Anti-Inflammatory Herbal Formula by Exodus Herbs. Acute back and neck pain, such as sharp pain on turning your head, or “I threw my back out” type pain is always accompanied by inflammation. Use this formula to address the inflammatory component of back and neck pain. Reducing inflammation will not only relieve pain but also help the injury heal. [Liquid tincture 1/2 to 1 tsp 3-6x daily before meals on an empty stomach or 3 caps 3- 6x daily with food that has fat, such as whole milk, cheese, yogurt etc. for best absorption.]
Anti-Spasmodic Formula by Exodus Herbs uses natural herbs to release and loosen spasmed muscles. [ 2 - 4 capsules 3x daily on an empty stomach before meals]
Magnesium Citrate capsules by Exodus Herbs is critical because low magnesium levels increase the muscle spasms associated back and neck pain. The longer the muscles are tight, the more depleted the stores of magnesium in your body become. Magnesium citrate capsules are the least expensive and well tolerated form of magnesium. However, you can also take Natural Calm by Natural Vitality if you prefer magnesium that you mix in water to make a fizzy drink. If your digestion is sensitive or you are prone to diarrhea, Magnesium Citrate at high doses may cause causes loose stools, then use Magnesium Glycinate by Pure Encapsulations. [for more information and dosage recommendations, see: Magnesium, How to Take and Why]
Trauma and Injury Formula
Trauma and Injury Formula by Exodus Herbs is a formula specifically designed to help injured tissues heal, especially spasmed muscles and injured ligaments from trauma. This formula is especially helpful if your pain came on suddenly, experienced a trauma or injury, or if you have had acute pain that is not getting better. [3 capsules 3x daily before meals on an empty stomach]
NOTE: If you are 40 years old or more with repetitive episode of back or neck pain, or have long-standing pain that occasionally gets worse, see Arthritis under the Shop by Health Conditions Section of our website.
[See What Dose of Herbal Medicine do I take and how much do I need to buy? and to help choose between liquid herbal tinctures or herbal capsules, see When should I use Liquid herbal tinctures or herbal capsules and what's the difference?]
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