Back And Hip Injury Caused Physical Limitations
Author: Marika D.
Word Count: 219
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Testimonial ID: 6851-OR
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I had a lower back/hip injury that resulted in so much pain that I couldn't do aerobic exercise, do yard work or continue to do my job testing construction and mining equipment.
After months of physical therapy and rebuilding my leg and back strength, I was still left with daily pain that kept me from most physical activity and pain at night that kept me from sleeping soundly. I could feel tight muscles in my back and left hip that would not relax no matter how much I stretched and moved.
I started soaking in a tub at night, adding a couple of drops of Frankincense and Release to the water. I could feel my muscles start to relax even before getting into the tub. I used a plastic knob-type massage tool to encourage my hip muscles to relax. I put Helichrysum and Peppermint oils on my hip and lower back at night right before sleeping.
After the first week, I could sleep through the night without pain. I repeated the Frankincense and Release tub soak occasionally when my back or hip would feel tight or painful and applied Helichrysum and Peppermint only if I felt pain after soaking in the tub. In less than six months, all back and hip pain was gone.
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