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When choosing a compress for back pain, it is effective to consider the following points

1. choose according to the strength of efficacy for the pain:.
For chronic back pain, first-generation compresses containing methyl salicylate and other compounds are suitable. For acute back pain or severe pain, second-generation compresses containing NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are more effective. It is important to choose according to the intensity and cause of the pain.

2. cool or warm? Warm? It is OK to choose according to your preference: 1.
There are two types of compresses, cold and warm, and you can choose whichever you prefer. If you like the cold feeling, choose a cold compress; if you like the warm feeling, choose a warm compress. 3.

3. choosing between a poultice and a plaster, depending on your skin type
Paps are gentle on the skin and do not cause rashes, making them suitable for people with sensitive skin. Plasters, on the other hand, have excellent elasticity and adhesiveness and are suitable for people who are physically active, such as in sports. Choose a poultice that suits your skin type. 4.

4. choose a large size that can cover the entire lower back:: a large size can cover the entire lower back.
In the case of lower back pain, the pain often extends over a wider area, so choosing a large size compress will cover the entire lower back. 5.

5. consider "application" or "drinking" types: If you are uncomfortable with compresses, you can apply a poultice to your back and drink it.
If you do not like compresses, you may want to try a pain reliever that you can apply. Simply applying it can relieve the pain.

By considering these points and choosing the right compress for your back pain, you will be able to relieve your pain more effectively. However, be sure to understand the usage and precautions when using the compress. For severe or long-term back pain, it is important to seek medical advice and guidance.

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