Twerking isn't a new phenomenon, by far. However, pop-icon, Miley Cyrus has surely popped-that-thing onto the map. In case you've been living under a rock, twerking is known by the new generation as a dance where you pop your back, while gyrating your hips rhythmically. If you've ever tried it, you would know the strain that this dance puts on your lower back. Twerking's result of lower back pain then adds more strain on the spine causing symptoms of sciatic nerve pain or pinched nerves.
Then why do people enjoy twerking so much - knowing that it can do them bodily harm? Well that's a question that leaves many people of the older generation perplexed. If you're over 30, you'd probably agree that anything that causes back pain should be avoided, at all costs. So, we'll leave this dance-craze to the teeny-poppers or the 20-somethings because the youthful doesn't seem to mind a little back pain, every now and then. For the 30+ year-olds who may have threw their back into oblivion while attempting to channel their "inner-Mileys", may need a few tips to stop sciatic nerve pain. So, here's 3 tips for relief from the results of twerking:
- Drinking water - The human body is made up of 75% of water. Thus, anytime your body is dehydrated, your body looses its power to identify pain. As well as, it's ability to heal and repair damaged tissue.
- Ice packs - A pinched nerve can cause swelling around the spine, which affects mobility. To reduce any inflammation in your back use ice packs, or stay off your feet for a few hours.
- Heating pads - Since muscle and nerve injuries often have repetitive symptoms, the afflicted can routinely use heating pads to the affected area to prevent pain from coming back.
Speaking of heat, I feel sorry for Miley Cyrus, who's worst critics are constantly scorning her for her bad teddy-bear-twerking performances. Maybe she'll stumble upon this article and realize all the sciatic pain she's been causing or will cause. Now, if she does, she'll be needing these 3 tips above and even more. But, if you got here before she did, and would like more information on healing sciatic nerve pain, please visit: www.jointessential.com/