Yoga can be extremely beneficial for the body, including the back, especially when the physical poses are done in conjunction with stress-relieving breathing exercises.
Your mattress could be contributing to your low back pain, according to Harvard Medical School. Very firm mattresses have been shown to cause poor sleep quality while soft mattresses tend to cause the body to contort at night. To determine the best fit for you, try sleeping on a variety of mattresses away from home. […]
If you’ve had your back pain treated for more than six months by a doctor with no relief and/or you’ve been diagnosed with spinal stenosis in the lower back, you may want to to ask about the non-fusion treatment called Coflex where a titanium implant is inserted into the spine. Read the full article here: […]
Many habits from modern-day living like high heels and constant gadget-ing can lead to back pain, but they can all be adjusted or stopped for better overall body alignment.
Exercise is a must if you have back pain. These five moves will help you stretch and strengthen the muscles along your back as well as the midsection, arms, and legs. Consult with your doctor and use variations as needed. Read the full article here: 5 Exercises for Lower Back Pain
If you’re considering surgery to help with your back pain, this video on spinal fusion could be helpful to watch. It provides an overview of what happens during the procedure which involves the permanent fusion of two vertebrae to form one solid bone, usually in the upper or lower back. Read the full article here: […]
Low back pain can result from a medical condition, but it can also result from a physical tweaking of the back. One cause of this type of injury can come from falling which can be mitigated by improving your balance.
More and more research is showing that sitting for long hours everyday isn’t only unnatural for humans, but it’s downright toxic for the body. As a result, many people are turning to standing desks and walking meetings to mitigate the detrimental effects. If this is not possible in your office, try to at least get […]
A member of the American Physical Therapy Association has just been awarded funding for his study on chronic low back pain. He plans to compare the effectiveness of traditional care to the treatment provided by a team of doctors and physical therapists who will also provide cognitive behavioral therapy treatment. Read the full article here: […]
Because of the close proximity in the body, gynecological issues like abdominal cramps from PMS to more serious conditions like endometriosis can lead to back pain.