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Published: Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:11:45 -0500


The Problem With Painkillers

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:43:11 -0500

For many people who suffer with chronic headaches or migraines, reaching in the medicine cabinet on a daily basis is almost second nature. But did you know that the more you increase your dosage of painkillers, the more you could potentially make your pain worse?

The Rundown on Sciatica

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:34:18 -0600

At some point in your life, you'll get lower back pain. Sometimes it's simply a pulled muscle, other times it can be a painful condition called sciatica, which is the compression of the bundle of nerves in your lower back and down your legs. Find out why the pain originated and how you get rid of it with this article.

The Who, What, When and Where of Spinal Stenosis

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:32:06 -0600

Pain is the body's signal that something is wrong. If you're experiencing low back pain, perhaps your body is telling you that spinal stenosis, a compression of certain nerve endings, is the problem.

Chiropractor: Why and How to Choose a Chiropractor

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 08:58:08 -0600

A chiropractor practices treatment for diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, with manual manipulation of the spine. A chiropractor intends to reduce your ailments and improves your performance as well. They also educate you about the benefits and which exercises, therapies and ergonomics you can use.

Information on Spine Surgery (Neck & Back Surgery)

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:41:03 -0600

The article contains information regarding the operation of a Spinal Cord. The objective and motive behind this surgery and how it is helpful to people.

Back Pain - How It Starts

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 14:34:19 -0600

From the moment that back pain starts, we must pay close attention to the different variables associated with it. Back pain can originate from various musculoskeletal and nerve problems. The most common cause of back pain begins with a slipped disk, also known as a "herniated nucleus pulposa" (HNP). Physicians typically refer to a rupture in the "intervertebral disk" as a slipped disk. An intervertebral is located between the spinal column and the posterior spine.

About Osteopathy

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:40:28 -0600

The most common question that inevitably gets asked by all those who are considering going to an Osteopath for help, is what is the difference between us and Chiropractors? I tend to answer that our objectives are the same in terms of the desire to restore the patient to the status quo that they were enjoying prior to them coming to seek our help. However, how we go about achieving this is where we differ.

Law Enforcement Officers Can Be Helped By Chiropractic Care

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 20:40:02 -0600

Law enforcement officers are a uniquely positioned profession in many ways. We all know that they are exposed to many risk factors. But few of us are aware that police officers tend to have an increased risk of lower back pain. This article will discuss the prevalence, cause and management of lower back pain of law first responders.

Do You Have a Slipped Disc?

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 13:17:54 -0600

Do you have low back pain that radiates down one or both legs or neck pain that goes down one or both arms? If so you may have heard that this can be caused by a "slipped disc". The truth is that discs don't actually slip but they can bulge or "herniate" - let's find out how this happens and if this may apply to you.

Surprising Facts About Chiropractic Care

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:21:10 -0600

Maybe you're thinking of seeing a chiropractor for your back or neck pain or perhaps you're already undergoing chiropractic treatment. But how much do you know about this complementary health care discipline?

Nurses Can Be Helped With Chiropractic Care

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:50:31 -0600

The nursing profession can be very demanding. There are significant physical and emotional stresses that nurses can experience. This article will discuss the physical problems that can arise with the occupation of nursing and how care from a chiropractor can be of help.

Your Low Back Pain Is From Slipped Joints, Not Slipped Discs

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:04:39 -0500

Many people experiencing lower back pain are told it is from a bad disc and need medications, injections or surgery. However, research has proven that those having low back pain in reality have spinal joint problems. This article will explain what is the cause of most lower back pain and what can be done about it.

Back Pain and Slipped Disc Treatments Without Surgery

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 06:58:55 -0500

Approximately, 80% of the population will experience lower back pain once in their lifetime, while two-thirds of the population will experience neck pain. As ridiculous as it may seem, the ugly truth about slipped disc problems is that they are increasing at an alarming rate. Back pain and neck pain are the most causes of immobility in people under 45 years old. It is now very prevalent and not only found in elderly, or after a traumatic event.

Back Ache - Affecting Factors and Home Remedies

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:37:29 -0500

The back is the workhorse of the human body. It carries the burden of the entire body and is responsible for almost every move you make. A back ache can be seen in people of any age group, however, it is more common in middle-aged people.

How to Find the Best Chiropractor in Your City

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:24:08 -0500

Finding a good chiropractor is an excellent step to alleviating your back and neck pain. There are a few specific ways to find one, and a few questions to ask before getting started. This is a simple "How To" to get you on the path to better health.

Benefits of HIIT for Chiropractic Patients

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:28:33 -0500

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has proven to be effective in weight loss and strength training. This article demonstrates how it can benefit the chiropractic patient as well.

25 Natural Ways To Relieve Back Pain Today

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:17:13 -0500

There are many more than 25 natural ways to relieve back pain, however this will be a good starting point. The 25 natural ways to relieve back pain can be broken down in to several categories. The first is stretching then strengthening and then by drinking and eating. The third area when looking at the 25 natural ways to relieve back pain is to use good posture when sitting and standing.

Simple Summer Exercises to Beat Back Pain

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:30:40 -0500

With summer in full swing, there's no better time than to get outdoors and make the most of exercising in the sunshine. But did you know that you don't have to become a fitness-fanatic to reap the benefits of physical activity? In fact, just a few simple exercise routines can significantly help to reduce lower back pain, tension, soreness and stiffness.

Relieve Lower Back Pain With Safe Movement and Regular Exercise

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:13:38 -0500

Although lower back pain is generally a limiting factor for well living, some practices could help relieving. In this article, we discuss the benefits of movement as a process of healing this condition.

New Research About Lower Back Pain

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:44:38 -0500

Over the years there have been many approaches for treating lower back pain. Traditional medical approaches have included the use of medications, injections and surgery. However, a recent research study by the American College of Physicians (ACP) published in the 2017 Annals of Internal Medicine has just released new guidelines advising a non-surgical and pharmaceutical free strategy.

Text Neck - Yes, It's Come to That

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 22:18:53 -0500

I have seen a lot of things that could injure one's neck. But I never dreamed that "over texting" would be added to the list. If the head is carried in a forward posture, as when we are looking down at our cell phones, it causes stress and strain to our upper back, shoulders and neck.

Top Tips on Choosing the Best Chiropractor

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 07:42:47 -0500

Deciding to see a chiropractor can be a very positive step in managing your back pain. But how do you choose the best chiropractor for you? Chiropractic treatment comes with a wide variety of practice philosophies and techniques. This means that it can sometimes be challenging to know which practitioner is suited to you. So here are some great tips to help you along the way...

What Does a Chiropractor Do?

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:38:42 -0500

A chiropractor conducts a diagnosis on patients who are suffering from neck or back pain and recommends a treatment method needed to alleviate that predicament. The treatment may be in the form of exercise, massage therapy or spinal decompression therapy just to mention a few. The human spine contains thirty-three bones that are arranged in a line.

The True Source of The Lower Back Pain

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:15:26 -0500

The article is a must read for anybody who sits in front of a computer for hours every day. It describes in detail where the problem of lower back pain comes from. This subject is completely disregarded by Health industry. On the other hand, the ergonomic chair industry produces millions of chairs simply based on a false premise. That is why in the western world the "Lower Back Pain Syndrome" and other ailments related to computer work reaches a detrimental level. That is because the chairs we use don't have proper supports for the upper body. This article explains where the supports should be placed and why. Other than common sense there is a solid scientific data that proves that typical computer chair is actually the part of the problem. This problem is obviously well welcomed by Chiropractors, physio and massage therapists not to mention about Big Pharma. The knowledge in this article can save a reader a lot of money spent on medical bills. It will surely relive and /or prevents any type of pain, tensions, and discomfort related to sitting in front of the computer. Please use the knowledge and pass this article to anybody you care about.

Treatment of Back and Joint Pain in Chinese Medicine

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:28:13 -0500

Anyone who has experienced a painful injury is all too familiar with its consequences, especially the accompanying unpleasant sensation and loss of mobility. Pain is the most frequent reason for physician consultations in the United States and results in half of all Americans to seek medical care annually. Chronic pain is the third most common healthcare problem and impacts productivity, mobility, and quality of life.

Why Get Chiropractic Adjustments?

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:26:26 -0500

Addressing your lower back pain and finding the correct way to treat it without creating any other problems can be a real challenge. Most back pain techniques end up treating one problem and creating another.

The 'Level Foundation' Principle in Chiropractic

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:10:25 -0500

A systematic assessment of the foundation to the spine (the pelvis) is the method used in the Gonstead System of chiropractic. This is a very useful non-invasive approach in the effective care of patients with Sacroiliac dysfunction and other associated symptoms.

Disc Replacement or Spinal Fusion: What's the Best Option?

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:54:32 -0500

Back pain is one of the most common health problems people have to face at one point or another in their lives. It is estimated that about 75% of the world's population will experience lower-back pain at one point in their lives.

Gain Knowledge and Power Over Your Back Health

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:13:28 -0500

Your spine is simply amazing. It holds you securely upright, while providing you with incredible flexibility that allows you to dance, lift your baby and do an infinite number of wonderful things that we all take for granted. But back pain is a common problem that affects about 80% of the population at one point or another. It's the second most common reason people visit their GPs, and chronic back pain can create a significant amount of frustration and disruption to everyday life.

The Best Experience of Pain Ever

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:14:47 -0500

I used to be in chronic pain. While it was my chiropractor who originally led me out, I now understand that my fear and emotions at the time were a huge contributing factor, and since I have become an EFT/Tapping practitioner, have only had minor, infrequent experiences of pain. This past week, however, I experienced a pain in my low-back that would have sent me down the pain rabbit hole in the past. With EFT/Tapping, however, I was able to calm my fear, soothe my emotions and dramatically decrease my experience of pain until my chiropractor could make an adjustment. It turns out my mind, emotions, and energy flow were bigger contributing factors to my experience of pain than the actual misalignment.

Symptoms of Spinal Subluxation

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 10:50:40 -0500

The vertebral subluxation is caused due to improper position or motion of the spinal bones that upset the nerve communication between the body and the brain. The spinal subluxation is a response to stress. The misalignment of the spine could occur due to a number of reasons and its impact generally varies from person to person. Symptoms of this condition can range from mild to severe and from spasms in the muscles to chafed adjacent nerves.

The Importance of Movement for a Healthy Spine

Sat, 20 May 2017 14:32:13 -0500

Your spine is home to the most impressive network on the planet - your central nervous system. Put simply, your central nervous system controls every process in your body, so it's a pretty important piece of kit! That's why it's armoured by a powerful shield of bones, muscles and ligaments.

TLSO Back Brace

Sat, 06 May 2017 12:55:45 -0500

The initials TLSO are an acronym that means Thoracolumbar Sacral Orthosis. It is used primarily for children who have scoliosis. This medical condition is a deformity of the child's spine, which causes a sideways C- or S-shaped curvature of their spine. As many as twenty-five percent have scoliosis but only about three percent have the most severe form.

Back Pain: Why Keep Suffering?

Fri, 05 May 2017 13:57:20 -0500

Back pain is one of the commonest problems leading to loss of work and pay. Despite internet, awareness about back pain is lacking among the general public. This leads to a lot of wrong thoughts about back pain and spine surgery.

What Do Chiropractors Do and Why?

Mon, 01 May 2017 07:15:05 -0500

Chiropractors have been helping people naturally for more than 100 years without drugs or surgery. What is it they do and Why?

How Important Is Chiropractic Care If You Have Been in a Car Accident?

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:56:27 -0500

Once major traumatic injuries such as broken bones, lacerations, contusions, and internal injuries have been ruled out by the EMTs it is equally as important to look at possible problems which have occurred in your musculoskeletal system. (Soft tissue damage and misalignment issues). Often times following an accident your body may be in shock.

Is There Hope for Degenerative Disc Disease Sufferers?

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:55:04 -0500

If you have degenerative disc disease you know the pain it can cause. The areas where the degeneration occurs the pain can feel so intense you may wonder if you are simply broken.

Why Your Back Pain Keeps Coming Back

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 08:34:49 -0500

You bend over to brush your teeth and ouch - your back has "gone" and you end up in a world of pain. It hurts! But why does your back seem to "go" at the most basic of movements when other people's spines seem to be a lot more durable? Why are you so vulnerable to recurring lower back strain?

Ways on How to Fight Back Addiction

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:38:21 -0500

Addiction is a brain ailment that is characterized by irrational engagement in satisfying stimuli despite of argumentative circumstances. Addiction is an ailment where the brain's Reward system malfunctions and only responds to persistently greater level of addictive stimulus like morphine, cocaine, etc. There are many varieties of addiction like alcoholism, gambling, sexual intercourse, etc.

The Hidden and Long-Term Effects of Poor Posture on Your Health

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:41:50 -0500

Poor digestion, cardiovascular issues, varicose veins are some of the debilitating effects of having a poor posture. Know more of these effects in here.

Are You at Risk of Back Pain?

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:18:28 -0500

With up to 80% of people suffering from back pain at some point during their lives, most of us are at some sort of risk of falling victim to spine ache! But who is the most likely to get it and why are some of us a higher risk that others?

Why Is a System Important in Chiropractic?

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:09:30 -0500

A chiropractic system is designed to enhance a chiropractic technique. Using a set of processes that are repeatable and methodical add to a more predictable outcomes for patients.

Slipped Disc Treatments Without Surgery

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:29:37 -0500

Slipped disc better known as a herniated, protruded or prolapsed disc can be repaired, fixed and healed without surgery. Learn about the most effective non-surgical options your surgeon didn't tell you!

Back Pain: When to Seek Prompt Medical Care

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 07:39:00 -0600

Most people tend to feel concerned and apprehensive when experiencing back pain, especially those who are not used to dealing with pain. The reality, however, is that most causes of back pain are not sinister. In other words, as frustrating as the pain can be, most cases won't pose a dangerous risk to your health. But of course, there are instances where back pain can be an indicator of a serious problem...

Opting For Effective Chiropractic Techniques For Your Body Pains

Sun, 05 Mar 2017 21:45:04 -0600

Body pains are becoming very common these days especially to those people whose jobs require constant walking, long hours of standing and heavy lifting of objects. And among the most common types of body pains is back pain. Young and old have their own stories to share about this ache that starts at the base of the skull and extends down to the back of the thighs.

Using Chiropractic Spinal Decompression Therapy To Alleviate Back Pain

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:45:12 -0600

A herniated or slipped disc causes unbearably excruciating pain. The resultant agony can be quite unbearable! There are many ways to try and relieve pain. Complete bed rest, appropriate pain relief medication and controlled physiotherapy applied by a professional can all help in to control back pain to some degree. The effectiveness of these measures depends on the location and severity of the symptoms. Age can also be a factor.

5 At-Home Treatment Options That Can Take The Edge Off Of Your Piriformis Syndrome Symptoms

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:40:05 -0600

The great majority of individuals will not likely deal with what is called Piriformis Syndrome (also called PS). A general definition about PS from WebMD notes that it is: "an uncommon neuromuscular disorder that is caused when the piriformis muscle compresses the sciatic nerve... "

What's Beneath Your Sciatic Pain?

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:26:44 -0600

Sciatic pain affects people of all ages, but it doesn't have to be a life sentence. Find out what's causing your pain and how to eliminate it permanently.

Things To Know About Spinal Stenosis Treatment

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:34:45 -0600

Spinal Stenosis is basically the narrowing of the spaces in the spine that further causes pressure on the spinal cord as well as nerves. It has been observed that nearly 75% of cases, mainly occur in the low back that requires lumbar spine treatment. The type of spinal stenosis treatments received for this problem may vary, as it totally depends on the location of the stenosis and the severity of your signs as well as symptoms.

Back Pain: Strains and Sprains

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:29:39 -0600

Lower back pain can result from various causes. Many people suffer from back pain from time to time. There can be many reasons responsible for causing lower back pain.

Risks of Untreated Chronic Back Pain

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 09:29:08 -0600

Pain can be an agonising experience for human body. Pain that affects daily routine, work efficiency and emotional well-being of a person is of particularly great concern. Back pain is one such complex condition that has affected millions across the globe.

Why Do Problems Arise With Our Back?

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 07:09:04 -0600

Back pain is, sadly, one of humanity's great shared experiences.It's incredibly commonplace and although it may be rather more prevalent in some cultures than others, it's nevertheless found around the globe.

What Do You Need to Know About Back Pain and Its Remedies?

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 07:48:40 -0600

Back pain is something which everyone suffer at least once in their life. It can be cause by muscle strain, tumor, herniated disc etc. Here are some natural remedies for back pain which can help you get rid of back pain

It's That Nagging Backache That Has Been Bothering You Again!

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 13:45:40 -0500

Our back is an avascular structure, which means that it is without blood vessels. So the only way that one could facilitate flow of oxygen and nutrients to the back is by movement. It is for this reason that keeping fit is sometimes considered the best way to keep the spine healthy. You get some walk every day, and the back easily gets its nutrition. And if one is down with an ailing back, a chiropractor could facilitate movement in ways which is not otherwise possible.

What Is The Neck Roll Of A Pillow?

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:13:09 -0500

The term "neck pillow" refers to a pillow that keep and improves your spinal alignment. Your cervical spine or neck should have a curvature of more than 30 degrees. Neck Pillow's help to maintain and improve that curvature.

Is Dehydration the Reason for Your Back Pain?

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:57:39 -0500

Not getting enough H20? You could be putting yourself at risk of a host of health problems...

Understanding The Causes And Symptoms Of Cervical Pain

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:04:35 -0500

Cervical pain occurs in the neck when there is some type of abnormality or deviation in one or more discs that lie between the vertebrae in the cervical region of the spine. In the majority of cases, the symptoms are temporary and get resolved after a period of time and with proper, consistent non-surgical treatment. There are times, however, when the pain is a sign of infection or disease.

What to Do About Ongoing Chronic Low Back Pain

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 07:32:23 -0500

The evidence is that lower back pain does not resolve itself when ignored. This article discusses how chronic lower back pain can and should be managed with periodic chiropractic supportive care.

Getting Rid Of Neck Pain At Home

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:17:17 -0500

What do you do when you have neck pain and need it gone fast. There's no time to get to go the doctor's, and you have a busy day at work, and a lot to do at home... Learn some easy to do's at home for your neck pain.

Is Physiotherapy The Best Way To Heal Everyday Backaches?

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:05:09 -0500

With advancement in medical science, Physiotherapy has become a specialized field with very proper procedures in place. And it is interesting to note that physiotherapy holds more for us than we could otherwise possibly imagine.

Get Over the Pain Caused by a Sore Back From Sitting or Driving With Ease

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:57:18 -0500

A reason why physiotherapy scores over over the counter medication for getting over a backache is that the back is an avascular structure, which means that there are no blood vessels in the same. And the only way to facilitate the flow of nutrients to the back is through movement.

Spinal Maintenance OR Chiropractic Decompression

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:53:55 -0500

Sometimes the answer to pain relief isn't to dose yourself up on pills (although for many, that is the easiest and yes, most effective, option). Similar to the way massage can help relieve sore muscles and improve flexibility, chiropractic decompression is an option for relief when it comes to back pain.

Should You Have Back Surgery?

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 09:14:10 -0500

When a person develops lower back pain that is significant and persists they eventually tend to see a health care specialist for help. The response and recommendations that the patient receives can vary quite substantially depending upon the professional visited. This article discusses some of the different opinions and therapies that a patient might encounter, as well as current research pertaining to lower back pain.

How Educated Is Your Chiropractor?

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:04:01 -0500

Just how educated is your chiropractor? Did they just go to weekend seminar? Why are they called doctor?

Parents Are Concerned of Their Child's Health Caused By a Heavy Backpack

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:01:18 -0500

Today's generation every kid carried an oversized and heavy backpack every day going to school loaded with their lunch box, textbooks, notebooks, laptops, clothes for school activities and other things the teacher's requirements for children to bring. For this reason, most students are getting this back pain and other back-related health issues such as causing poor posture and spine problem.

Ease Your Back Pain the Natural Way

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:43:54 -0500

Looking for a natural way to put an end to your back pain for good? Your body holds more self-healing abilities than you realise...

Resistance Training Could Replace Orthopedic Surgery for Seniors With Joint & Back Pain

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 07:52:12 -0500

New Science is showing that orthopedic surgery may not be the only option for Senior Citizens experiencing joint pain and back pain. Learn why you've got to hit the weights to fix you bad back or bum knee!

Lower Back Pain - What Is the Cause of Lower Back Pain?

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 09:56:40 -0500

What is the cause (or causes) of lower back pain? Can you pinpoint the exact cause of your lower back pain, so that you can treat it and get rid of the pain immediately? Sometimes.

Deal With Your Lower Back Problems Before It Gets Too Late!

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:41:27 -0500

Back pain is a common problem faced among women in day-to-day life. To deal with it there is nothing better than the yoga poses, which are simple yet powerful. As it is immensely important to deal with the back pain, the following yoga poses will help you without consuming much of your time. Therefore, no more taking your back aches for granted!

MSM Power: Saving People Suffering From Back Pain

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:50:44 -0500

Among many types of elements people using to fight back pain, Methylsulfonylmethane or MSM is one of the most popular ones being used. Classified as an organic sulfur compound, MSM is naturally derived during the rain cycle.

How a Chiropractor Helps to Reduce Back Pain

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:26:27 -0500

Chiropractic care is given by a licensed chiropractor that uses hands on approach to manipulate different parts of the musculoskeletal structure to alleviate pain and to help patients avoid surgical intervention under traditional medical care. Chiropractic care can help you to return to doing the things you used to do when tissue injures have cause a restriction of mobility to any of your joints. Pain felt in the back is one of the leading causes of people starting to live a sedentary life rather than enjoying an active life.

What Chiropractic Patients Should Know About Stretching

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:10:39 -0500

When you suffer from joint or muscle pain, it is important to work on maintaining as much flexibility as possible. The more flexible you are, the less likely you will be to further injure yourself. One of the best ways to improve your flexibility is by stretching before you are active.

Lower Back Lumbar Disc Herniations

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:12:54 -0500

One of the more common problems of the lumbar spine is a herniated disc. The spine is made up of a series of connected bones called "vertebrae." The disc is a combination of strong connective tissues which hold one vertebra to the next and acts as a cushion between the vertebrae. The disc is made of a tough outer layer called the "annulus fibrosus" and a gel-like center called the "nucleus pulposus." As you get older, the center of the disc may start to lose water content, making the disc less effective as a cushion. As a disc degenerates and breaks down, the inner core can leak out through the outer portion of the disc, and this condition is known as a disc herniation through a crack in the outer layer. Different terms may be used to describe a herniated disc.

About The Scoliosis Back Brace

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 06:48:24 -0500

Before we can discuss a back brace for scoliosis, it is important that you know what scoliosis is. It is a medical condition in which a person has an abnormal side-to-side or lateral curvature of their spine. When a person has scoliosis the curves of their spine can be classified according to their shape.

Is Your Office Job Putting Your Back At Risk?

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:40:31 -0500

Work in an office? Deadlines may not be the only pain you need to worry about...

Three Habits to Improve Your Mental and Physical Health

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:42:33 -0500

Good mental and physical health are both essential to function at a high level. By developing three simple habits, one can increase their energy and reduce their stress and back pain. I recommend increasing your sleep, stretching each morning and decreasing your stress as stepping stones to improving your well-being and reducing constant back pain.

Don't Think About Your Health The Way Cowboy Fans Think About Their Team

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:57:40 -0500

I was a bit of a Dallas Cowboy fan when I was a kid. My main team was the New Orleans Saints, but I honestly enjoyed the Aikman, Smith and Irvin era in Dallas. The intrigue with the Cowboys vanished when the "Big 3" dispersed and throughout the years I started to notice how insufferable Cowboy fans were.

Pillow Sleeping Tips You Never Knew - Expert Advice

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:18:56 -0500

Nothing is more maddening than waking up in the morning with dreadful neck and back pain. And you know what the cause of this annoying pain is? It's the pillow you take while sleeping. Yeah, you read it right. The most common cause of neck or back pain in the morning is your wrong pillow taking habits.

Benefits Of Stretching And Traction

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 12:20:51 -0500

Me: "Do you stretch?" Patient: "Not as much as I should." Most people know they should stretch.

How Long Are You Going To Let Neck Pain Ruin Your Life?

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 06:50:26 -0500

When you have injured your neck, the only thought you most likely will have is: When will I receive neck pain relief? Spinal pain can be an excruciating experience. With different causes and varying degrees of pain, it can be a delicate position in which you find yourself. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to alleviate the pain and possibly eradicate the problem. Take a look at the following things you should know about your situation:

5 Strategies to Avoid Negative Effects of Prolonged Sitting at Work

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:35:45 -0500

The worst part about office jobs is the lack of movement that they cause. In this post we will explore 5 simple ways to increase movement and prevent health issues from sitting at your job.

Choosing the Best Lower Back Brace

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:33:56 -0500

Before choosing a back brace you will need to determine what the purpose of the back brace and what it can do for you. When getting a medical brace for your back the doctor prescribing the brace will have all this information ready when you are being fitted for a brace for your back.

Benefits of Having Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Tue, 31 May 2016 09:30:52 -0500

The benefits of minimally invasive surgery are many. For those that have never been privy to what it entails, it's basically a laproscopy procedure in which only a small incision is made for the surgeons to work in.

Tips After Having Laser Back Surgery

Tue, 31 May 2016 09:29:06 -0500

In the weeks following a minimally invasive or laser back surgery, one should be focused primarily on recovery. Following advice of the doctor is crucial, and this will keep the patient from suffering injury as well as help them recover faster.

Foods to Eat & Avoid to Relieve Back Pain

Fri, 20 May 2016 10:50:39 -0500

It is essential to maintain a healthy diet to reduce and prevent back and neck pain. A balanced diet combined with a good physical fitness routine can help you avoid back and neck pain and other problems as well. Include lots of healthy anti-inflammatory and nutritious foods in your diet along with calcium to support your spine. However, it is essential to consult a physician or surgeon to avoid any complications if making any changes to your regular diet.

Don't Blame The Desk: Tips to Stay Healthy at Work

Mon, 16 May 2016 14:09:42 -0500

Your desk is not to blame for poor health. There are many ways that one can remain healthy at a desk job. Incorporate these healthy tips into your day to stay healthy at work.

Chronic Refractory Myofascial Pain and Denervation Supersensitivity As Global Public Health Disease

Mon, 09 May 2016 15:29:32 -0500

Chronic pain with 30.3% global prevalence significantly impacts universal health. Low back pain (LBP) has 9.4% worldwide prevalence causing the most widespread disability. Neck pain (NP) ranks 4th highest regarding years lived with disability (YLD) with 4.9% worldwide prevalence. Principal cause of pain in 85% of patients visiting a tertiary pain clinic has myofascial origin. The mediate cause is multi-focal neuromuscular ischemia at myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) from muscle tightening and shortening following spondylotic radiculopathy induced partial denervation. Chronic refractory myofascial pain (CRMP) is a neuromusculosketal disease needing management innovations. Using targetted deep trigger point stimulation (DTPS) also known as Electrical Twitch Obtaining Intramuscular Stimulation) , we provide objective evidence of denervation supersensitivity (DS) in multiple myotomes as cause, aggravation and maintenance of CRMP. This study underscores our previous findings that DTPS is safe and efficacious for long-term use in CRMP. DTPS aids potential prevention (pre-rehabilitation), simultaneous diagnosis, treatment (rehabilitation) and prognosis in real-time for acute and CRMP management.

Why More People Are Choosing Chiropractic Over Drugs and Surgery for Back Pain?

Tue, 03 May 2016 13:59:00 -0500

Drugs and surgery are dangerous and are generally ineffective at treating the root cause of back pain. Before taking the chance on a life time of drugs or a risky surgical procedure, millions of people are choosing chiropractic instead of traditional medicine.

Permanent Cure For Back Pain

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:56:03 -0500

Nowadays, lower back pain is on the list of common disorders. Back pain, especially the lower backache is a chronic condition where the patient suffers from a persistent mild or sharp pain in their back. Besides, the pain may accompany stiffness, burning, tingling and numbness. If you are looking for the best cure for this pain, Ayurveda is the answer. Let's take a look at the causes and treatment methods of the lower back pain in Ayurveda.

The Link Between Mental Health and Back Pain

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:13:23 -0500

Suffering from a long term back condition could cause more than just pain. This article investigates the link between physical and mental illness.

Back Pain As A Result Of Breast Augmentation

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:42:32 -0500

Before you undergo surgery, it's important for you to determine whether your body weight can handle the additional weight of the boobs. A lot of women make the mistake of choosing the biggest size they come across when it comes to choosing breast implants. A shady surgeon will happily increase your breast size with little regard to the implications it may have on your health.

Using Inversion Tables for Low Back Pain

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:41:14 -0500

Are you considering using inversion tables for low back pain? Well they can be great for your spine, but there are some things you should be aware of before getting started.

Is Back Pain Hereditary?

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:07:12 -0500

With up to 80% of Brits suffering from back pain at some point during their lives, could one of the causes be genetics? This article investigates the possibility.

Does Back Pain Ever Go Away?

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:48:56 -0500

Sometimes it seems that your back pain will never go away. You have tried all the treatments from rest to physical therapy, even surgery, but the pain lingers. Sure some days are better than others. There are days when there is no pain and then days when the pain just makes you want to lie in bed. Is there any sure fire way to back pain go away and never return?

Knowing What Causes Upper Back Pain Can Help You Take Proper Preventive Measures

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:48:41 -0500

Upper back pain may be caused by one specific factor but it is often a result of multiple factors. Here is a list of the most common factors of this kind of pain.

Back Surgery: The Cold, Hard Truth

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:23:36 -0500

So the cold hard truth is surgery is a viable option. But in my opinion taking an alternative approach and exploring these non- surgical options first is the way to go.

Before Orthopedic Surgery: Tests For Disk Injuries

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:47:59 -0500

In the field of orthopedic surgery, to verify that a patient requires an operation to repair a herniated or otherwise injured disk, X-rays, CT Scans, MRIs, and the EMG/NCS are employed together with physical observations. All of these combine to determine whether a person has objective, verifiable signs of a condition that matches his or her complaints of pain before moving forward.

Curing Your Back Pain Is Up

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 08:53:15 -0500

Relying solely on doctors and drugs to cure your back pain and not addressing the underlying problems will more than likely put you right back in the 'office. Too many people expect surgery to cure the back pain and then they can go back living their normal lives. Many times the causes of the back pain is their lifestyle. Not dealing with these causes only leads to more problems.

Can MRIs Reveal Back Pain?

Mon, 21 Mar 2016 13:59:05 -0500

MRI machines are an essential tool for diagnosing many medical conditions. But are they wasted on patients with back pain?

What Is Text Neck?

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 15:02:21 -0500

Text Neck is being described as a modern epidemic. But what is text neck, and could you possibly already be suffering from it? It is more common than you might think!