Low Back Pain
along the Facet Joints
Standing up straight or leaning backwards puts more pressure
on the facet joints of your lumbar spine.
Is the pain in your low back...
worse pain with standing up straight or leaning backwards?
If this makes your pain worse you may have arthritis or other problems with these facet joints.
not worse pain with standing up straight or leaning backwards?
If standing up straight or leaning backwards does not make your pain worse it may not be related to the facet joints.
Acupressure Mat / Bed of Nails
I have one of these acupressure mats that has hundreds of the little plastic spikes. It does not exactly feel good; but when I am on it I do not notice my back pain.
My Chair When my wife and I were shopping for recliners all of the recliners that we looked at made my back hurt worse because they were so soft and cushy that there was no lumbar support. I have lear…