Your back pain is mainly a result of bad sitting posture when you rest on the couch watching TV or just staring down at your phone. In fact, being sedentary for too long especially nowadays during self-quarantine our bodies start crying out for help.
Further reasons for lower back pain can also be a result of a strained back muscle, twisting the wrong way, lifting a heavy object, or simply genetics. The severity of the pain can vary from mild to intense, and it may also be followed by a tingling or burning sensation in one or both legs.
According to ancient Chinese medical practice, acupuncture is the best way to restore your health and promote wellness and relaxation. The human body has hundreds of acupuncture points, all of them providing amazing relief from your lower back and sciatica pain problems.
Studies show that certain points are extremely effective ways to get relief of back pain. The points are very close to your hip region and are known as GB30 and B48.2
- B48 pressure point:
B48 is a local acupressure point and it’s located 3.0 chon to the side of the sacrum, directly in the center of the gluteal muscles of the buttocks.
By massaging your B48 pressure point you will soothe the pain in the hips, in the sacral area, and sciatica pain. You should massage the area very gently as it’s pretty sensitive to the event of back pain. Additionally, this massage will help you treat diabetes and diarrhea.
- GB30 pressure point:
On the other hand, GB30 is located by moving three-quarters into gluteal muscles from the middle of the sacrum. It’s positioned between the sacrum and greater trochanter.
When massaging the second pressure point you will treat the pain in the buttocks, hips, sciatica pain, lower back, and will relieve muscle spasms. Additionally, the GB30 point helps in relieving leg pain, lumbar pain, and hemiplegia.
A few more tips that can help you relieve lower back pain:
- Avoid sitting for long periods to prevent tightening of the muscles
- Apply an ice pack to soothe the affected area
- Exercise regularly to improve your back’s flexibility
- Don’t use high heels if you want to improve your body posture
- Encourage healthy body weight