Meth Detox And Back Pain

Back pain can have all kinds of causes. One of them is the detoxification process from methamphetamines. Meth detox and back pain might not seem like two things that should go together, but they do, and the people who are trying to get clean have so much to struggle with that the back pain can sometimes be the last straw for them. This can significantly affect their recovery and their willingness to go through the process to get (and stay) clean. If they can get through the back pain and other withdrawal symptoms, they can go on to lead better, longer, healthier lives.

Anyone who’s trying to detox from a drug will most likely struggle with it. It’s to be expected, because drugs like meth are so addictive. People can break their addiction to those kinds of drugs, but they have to want to break them. They can’t just be forced into treatment, because they’ll often go back to what they were doing as soon as they get out. With meth detox and back pain, the biggest problem is that these people who are trying to get clean may feel as though the work is too much, because they’re in so much pain that they can’t get through it.

There are a lot of symptoms that people go through when they’re detoxing, and they have to expect that. Unfortunately, a lot of them don’t quite know what they’re getting into, so the back pain and other problems that they experience become overwhelming. If they know what’s going to happen beforehand, they’ll have a better chance of staying in a detox program, completing it successfully, and remaining clean. They won’t have to suffer with their addiction their entire life if they don’t want to.

Back Pain during Meth detox may have several causes, but one is likely the fact that the body is under a lot of physical stress. Tremors and shaking can cause muscles to contract as well, and the back pain may be a result of overtaxed muscles. Usually, a muscle relaxant, or rest during recovery from detox will alleviate any back pain associated with methamphetamine withdrawal.

Knowing that they can get better and be successful at life is significant for many people who have gone down the road of addiction and find that they aren’t sure how to get back to where they were before. Many of them see that they have a serious problem, but they aren’t sure what they can do about it. If they know about the correlation between meth detox and back pain before they enter a detox program, they’ll be more likely to get through that program. They know that the back pain is temporary, which can help them persevere.

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Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT

Jesse is the co-founder and visionary CEO of The Healthy Back Institute®, the world-leading source of natural back pain solutions. His mission as a former back pain sufferer is to help others live pain free without surgery and pharmaceuticals.

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5 thoughts on “Meth Detox And Back Pain”

  1. Brandon says:

    I don’t understand I can do whatever I want when I want and quit when I want to I’m not playing I’ve never done heroin and I will never use a needle so maybe that’s why I quit and turn off and on to other things and not be affected by withdrawal all the time but good article thanks for the info

  2. Tim says:

    I have been fighting hip pain for about 2 years now. And that is right around the time I started tweaking. I have tried to come up with every excuse for my pain except of course, that maybe meth has something to do with it, denial I guess. I have been tapering down to a couple puffs a day and today zero intake. And I am already starting to feel better. I have gone to chiropractor, had blood work done but still would not admit that my underlying cause was using meth. I have developed a limp on one side. After not using today I don’t feel the sharp stabbing pain. This devilish drug is pretty powerful and mind controlling. I’m almost certain that x rays that were taken looked more severe due to the stimulation from meth. I hope that I am right. And so therefore I am no longer a user, by the Grace of God. I look forward to getting back to normal.

    1. Zachary Taylor Thompson says:

      I think I have the same problem.

  3. Gwen says:

    Brandon, I am assuming you are young and haven’t been in the game long…there will eventually come a time when your abuse of the drugs turn into dependence and then you will be helpless against the addiction…I hope you exercise caution and stop before it is too late…there is nothing like a natural high on life…

  4. Dana A Pitcher says:

    Comng off meth for the kazilliant time. T-24 hours – super human strength.. The 1st day no prob. Day 2 just tired. Day 3 mental fatigue starts to set in and by day 4 my back hurts so bad i cant even roll over in bed. Im on my knees crawling to the connection. To get past this i have to make SURE of the following: Keep mobile even if its just to water the yard. 2. 64 oz of water at least ea. Day 3. No additional hours of sleep than the usual 8 i get while using (yep im one of those) no more than 1 short nap.4. Pee a lot and take ibuprofin with food 600 mg recommended x3 per day from the day of pain usually til day 7. 5. Do not eat according to cravings. Nothing that can constipate like cheese peanut butter. Candy chocolate . also keep meals lite. You wont regret it. Also add fiber luke metamucul. If you do this you will be mentally better prepared for your life and tell the detoxes to go fuck themselves. Love ya

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