Are you having back pain with any of the following?
We understand that you are experiencing one or more of the health issues that might be impacting your back pain.
We recommend that you discuss these health issues with your doctor before proceeding with this program.
Once you are cleared by your doctor to do this program, we hope it helps you find relief from your back pain.
As the saying goes, you are what you eat. If you want to stay healthy, shoot for at least 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables every day and cut back on fats, sugars, and alcohol.
Protein is an essential nutrient that provides your body with energy and enables it to do all of the following:
Proteins are found in both plant and animal foods. For most healthy adults, we recommend 5-1/2 ounces a day of protein from healthy sources. You may need slightly more protein if you exercise strenuously and do resistance training for muscle building.
Protein foods that are low in saturated fat are part of a healthy eating plan. Some foods high in protein are also high in unhealthy saturated fat. Limiting the amount of saturated fat in your diet is good for your heart, helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels, and can help you manage your weight. Healthy sources of protein include:
Full-fat dairy products and red meats contain larger amounts of unhealthy saturated fats that can lead to high cholesterol levels and heart disease. They are also high in calories and can cause weight gain. We recommend avoiding or limiting these unhealthy sources of protein:
If you have an emergency medical condition, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. An emergency medical condition is any of the following: (1) a medical condition that manifests itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity (including severe pain) such that you could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical attention to result in serious jeopardy to your health or body functions or organs; (2) active labor when there isn't enough time for safe transfer to a Plan hospital (or designated hospital) before delivery, or if transfer poses a threat to your (or your unborn child's) health and safety, or (3) a mental disorder that manifests itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity such that either you are an immediate danger to yourself or others, or you are not immediately able to provide for, or use, food, shelter, or clothing, due to the mental disorder.
This information is not intended to diagnose health problems or to take the place of specific medical advice or care you receive from your physician or other health care professional. If you have persistent health problems, or if you have additional questions, please consult with your doctor. If you have questions or need more information about your medication, please speak to your pharmacist. Kaiser Permanente does not endorse the medications or products mentioned. Any trade names listed are for easy identification only.