Posts Tagged ‘acute back pain’

Magnesium Salts for Chronic and Acute Back Pain

Magnesium salts for chronic and acute back painUsing magnesium salts for chronic and acute back pain has been a subject of discussions and research for a long time. There is no arguing that replacing medications with natural treatments and remedies could save many people from sometimes horrible side-effects which come with taking pain-killers, sometimes very strong.


Back pain affects most people at some point in their lives. In many cases, it has simpe reasons, such as a muscle strain (commonly known as a pulled muscle), ligament or tendon injury, or a herniated intervertebral (“slipped”) disk which may press on nearby nerves causing acute pain.


Back pain that lasts for more than 2 or 3 months is considered chronic. Chronic back pain may have a number of causes, most common of which could be an old injury or degenerative disease (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis etc).



Chronic Back Pain – Can Magnesium Help?


Magnesium oil for chronic back pain

Chronic back pain can be caused by a number of factors, such as an old injury, arthritis or osteoporosis. There can also be more serious reasons for it  (for example, tumours). This means that  any back pain which lasts longer than a month needs to be diagnosed.


Relaxing properties of magnesium are used  to treat  both  acute and chronic back pain.  Being a powerful  natural relaxant, magnesium plays an important role in reducing inflammations, relaxing  muscles and joints while at the same time healing  tissues.  Magnesium chloride is the most widely available and easily absorbable form of magnesium. While many people use it internally, it is transdermal applications of magnesium chloride that have come to light recently. (more…)