Treat lower back pain without a doctor

Lower back pain is a problem faced by people at different ages, she is familiar to men and women, may be a reaction to stress or hypothermia.

It often happens that all the time, sore lower back in people with a sedentary lifestyle.

Pain is exhausting, those who have night sore lower back, not enough sleep, this fact reduces efficiency, difficult to focus on the task, even if by day, the pain is not worried. Therefore it is very important relieve pain as quickly as possible.


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Humanity is familiar with lumbar pain for a very long time, and as long looking for methods of dealing with them. Many traditional recipes are time-tested and performance is not inferior to medications and physiotherapy procedures, and from a financial point of view much more accessible.

Recipes alternative medicine help to quickly get rid of acute pain, in a few days to get to his feet. Some alternative medicines are aimed not only at addressing the symptoms, but the treatment of the disease, which is caused by pain.

Some traditional recipes include quite rare in these times components that involve a use of funds that will be in every home. The variety of recipes allows everyone to choose the suitable.

Causes of lower back pain

Lumbar pain are different in nature – pulling, cutting, stabbing pain, burning sensation or aches, there are different intensity, from which cause discomfort to unbearable.

They differ and localization: it happens, it hurts the spine in the lower back or the pain is concentrated right or left of the spine, or is surrounding the character, capturing also the lower abdomen.

If a sore lower back after sleeping, the cause may be an uncomfortable position in bed. But it is often a sign of serious problems with the spine or internal organs. Lumbar pain can be explained by such reasons:

  • diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue in the lumbar area;
  • inflammation or injury of the muscles and ligaments of the back;
  • congenital abnormalities, infectious, inflammatory, degenerative, oncological diseases and injuries of the spine;
  • diseases of internal organs – gastrointestinal tract, kidney, female genital, prostate; appendicitis with atypical location, a hernia in the lumbar triangle;
  • disease of the Sacro-coccygeal articulation, or hip joint pain, irradiating to the lower back;
    pregnancy, menstruation.

To determine the exact cause of pain is important associated symptoms. So when a sore lower back on the right side, it may be a sign of a urinary tract infection (accompanied by nausea, fever), irritable bowel syndrome (observed bloating, gases) or herniated disc.

Traditional methods of treatment


The most common methods of alternative medicine are:

  • compresses, including warming;
  • rubbing;
  • hot baths;
  • dry heat;
  • herbal teas for ingestion.

Treatment of lower back pain compresses

For compresses or does the cloth smeared or impregnated therapeutic composition, or the composition is applied directly to the body, and the top is covered with cloth, paper, plastic film, if a hot compress, you should wrap.

Also used to compress the leaves. The course of treatment depends on health, you usually need at least 3 days.

Compresses better to do at night, some of them hold for about an hour, some left for a night or even a couple of days. After this treatment in the morning, sore lower back much less. Here are some recipes.

Horseradish or radish.

Grated on a grater root to use along with the juice. If you are sensitive skin or for children, a compress can be made less hot by adding a lot of cream.

You can also mix equal parts horseradish and mashed potatoes, boiled in their skins. The mass of a thick layer overlaid on affected area, is covered with polyethylene and wrapped a woolen scarf or wide scarf. Compress need to keep the hour and a half, usually three procedures.

You can use radish juice, moistened it in a thick cloth wrapped on top and applied a compress. If the burning sensation bearable, compress keep up to 2 days.

Saline compresses. Salt dissolves in hot water (1:10) in this solution moistened folded in 8 layers of gauze, covered waist pack attach to the back with a towel and left for the night.

A compress of the herb. Made similar salt, only used a hot infusion of chamomile, thyme, elderberry and St. John's wort.

If the pain is caused by problems with the kidneys (often with a sore lower back on the left side), you can use the infusion for compresses spicy greens – parsley, dill, celery, which is filled with boiling water for 20 minutes. On top of the compress, you need to make warmer, the course will require 10-15 treatments.

Compresses with sexual. Fill sex multiple flat bags made of cloth, boil in hot water under the lid, squeeze and cool slightly so that you can attach to the body, as it cools down to replace the warm that the total duration of the procedure was reached hours.

Garlic compress. Crushed garlic infused in the infusion moistened towel, he pressed the juice of a lemon.

A compress applied is cold aged until they acquire the temperature of the body (about 20 minutes), if necessary, changed to fresh. To change the packs until relieved. For complete disappearance of pain usually requires 5-7 days.

Honey warming.

The affected area of the lower back lubricated with a thin layer of honey on top hiding the toilet paper. Above put mustard, top wrapped with polythene and something wool. Keep a maximum of half an hour, with strong, burning less, how many will be able to endure.

A mustard poultice. If there is no mustard, but there is dry mustard powder, you can make a compress, spreading it in hot water (40⁰). A mass of the consistency of sour cream smeared piece of cloth, held for a few minutes.

From the leaves of horseradish or burdock. Horseradish leaves are used fresh, washed, burdock can be taken dry, pre-pour boiling water, put them bottom side to back. The sheets attach to the lower back, hold this compress should be at least an hour, you can leave a couple of days.


Rubbing, as it compresses, it is recommended to do at night, and then wrap the lower back.

When back pain below the waist, should be rubbed and lower back and the area below and on the sides of the impact area should be wider than the painful area.

Rubbing folk medicine recommends to use alcohol or vodka infusions of such plants:

  • eucalyptus;
  • red pepper;
  • mushroom;
  • Adamov root;
  • dandelion root;
  • lilac;
  • burdock root, burdock.

Used for grinding not only an alcohol tincture. You can apply the juice of the agave, but begin the treatment with caution, to monitor skin reaction, with strong, burning to wash off the juice.

Good effect gives the infusion of flowers and leaves of tansy with the application of salt. Half a Cup of boiling water is given 2 art. tablespoons dried tansy and a teaspoon of salt, grass insist hour in a thermos, and salt is added to the strained infusion.

Honey wrap, you can replace the honey massage the sore spot smeared with honey and massaged spanking, followed by separation of the palm and tweaks.

Medicinal baths

healing baths

For the treatment of lower back pain is good to take a hot bath with healing additives, which need to be until the water gets warm. There are 2 main versions of such therapeutic baths:

  • with the addition of mustard powder – 200 g in the bath;
  • with a decoction of mint – 300 g in a bucket of water, boil for 20 minutes.

The dry heat

The easiest and most economical way is to sew wool fabric flat pouch of such size that it covers the affected area. It can be filled with sand or stones of cherries, which are pre-warmed in the oven, the microwave, in a pan, and attach to the lower back.

The pouch should not be too hot, to warm, but not burn. Traditionally used to warm the mustard, and pepper patch, ready or homemade (cut pods of hot pepper, remove the seeds and stick the patch to the core outwards).

Medicinal compositions for oral

Internal treatment of lower back pain depends on what cause they are called.

Urolithiasis will help have a diuretic effect and infusions and decoctions of rose hips, plantain, nettle.

With sciatica effective alcohol tincture of cinquefoil. Dry root crushed, month infused vodka (root of the average size for a half-liter bottle). Infusion should drink a teaspoon 3 times a day therapeutic and prophylactic purposes.

Low back pain, sciatica and treat wine of elecampane. In three-liter jar need to take a handful of crushed roots, a liter of honey, 100 g of yeast and water (boiled, warm) enough to fill the jar 4-5 cm below the neck.

The mixture is fermented as a regular wine, a little less than a month, then filtered and cleaned in a cold place. This composition, you need to take 100 g twice a day, eating honey, until it's over.



The effectiveness of many folk recipes for the treatment of lower back pain is recognized as official medicine. For example, mustard, garlic compresses, honey compresses and rubbing, compresses with herbal collection, herbal treatment of comorbidities.

But such an exotic, or hard recipes like packs of rifle oil, powder of Turkish tiles, rubbing with turpentine or tincture of fly agaric, strokes with nettles doctors think are useless or even dangerous.

Even making a choice in favor of the popular recipes, consult a doctor to determine the cause of the pain. After all, if, for example, a sore lower back right rear, it can be a sign of cancer, and degenerative changes of the spine, the treatment of which needs a fundamentally different approach.

In case of intervertebral hernia required surgery. Lower back pain is typical for pregnant and heat treatments are not advisable. So the treatment with traditional methods should be reasonable and prudent.