Category: Back Pain

Back Pain

How to Prevent and Treat Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common causes of job-related disability and why some people miss work. It is also the second most common neurological ailment in the United States, second only to headache. In fact, approximately 80% of adults in Western countries have, at some point, experienced…

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Save your back by moving at work

As we attack a new year, the majority of you, whether working or studying, will be spending too much time back at your desk. These are just some of the disorders associated with Office Tasks: Neck/shoulder tension, Headache, Tendinitis of the wrist & forearm, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Mid-back/shoulder blade pain,…

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Upper Back Pain

Upper back pains are not as common as lower back pains; they also do not have the host of causes that trigger lower back pain. But whenever they occur, they are equally painful in nature. Mainly two causes of upper back pain have been identified: muscular irritation in the myofascial…

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Lower Back Pain

The back is made up of several different bones, called vertebrae, which are stacked upon each other to form a strong column that supports the upper portion of the body. Bones near neck are called cervical vertebrae, those adjacent to chest are called thoracic vertebrae, those around the lower back…

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What to Do When You Encounter Back Pain

Ouch my back hurts, you moan, reaching for your sore, pinched, or strained backside. This is an all-too common scenario for many of us. More than 65 million Americans suffer from back pain every year. It is the most frequent complaint from people seeking medical care.

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Treat pinched nerve for back pain

Question: I’ve been suffering from back pain which travels down my left leg for the last five years. I’m not on any medication but have been doing exercises every day. What can I do to reduce the pain? Answer: PAIN that radiates from your lower spine (lumbar) to your buttock…