TOP TIPS FOR MANAGING PAIN NATURALLY
The lower back is one of the most common places aches and pain occur. We’ve found that the best way to treat it is with compression. The Lower Back Support Tank Top — from the premium compression-wear brand Tommie Copper — isn’t only super comfortable, it also offers all-day support for your lower back. This silky tank, which is perfect to wear as a base layer, will also discreetly slim and smooth your tummy. Have we mentioned that we’re obsessed? ($59.50, available at tommiecopper.com)
FIND YOUR ZEN
Studies have shown that stress can wreak havoc on your mind and body. Daily meditation, which incorporates deep, controlled breathing techniques, is a great way to reduce anxiety and, in turn, decrease pain.
Yes, you read that right! Unused muscles tend to feel more pain than toned ones. So, with your health care provider, create a modest exercise program for yourself. It’ll help you feel better from the inside out.