Many people are concerned that their back pain indicates a serious medical problem. While the symptom of simple muscle strain and other problems originating in the back itself, back pain is also a symptom of a variety of medical conditions stemming from other parts of the body. There are additional symptoms that correspond with medical […]
For many around the world, snow means winter sports. Skiing, snowboarding and the more informal sledding take place on virtually every hill. Participating in winter sports is a great way to stay active and healthy during the cold months. It is important, however, to be aware of common winter sports injuries and how to avoid […]
Since there are many types of back pain and many specialists who treat them, it can be difficult to know where to go for chronic back pain treatment. You can save time and money by educating yourself on the type of pain you feel and fast-track your treatment by choosing the appropriate specialist to work […]
While exercise can be praised as one of the best forms of medicine for back pain, there are exercises that cause back pain. The goal of working out is to develop strength and flexibility. Unfortunately, many embark upon a workout regimen without an understanding of the body’s needs. This leads to bad form and imbalanced […]
Aging cannot be avoided, but its effects on your body can be minimized with the right mindset. Acknowledging your own power to break the link between chronic back pain and aging is your best weapon against it, and education is the best tool for empowerment. The body undergoes changes after fifty that can lead to […]
Almost everybody experiences lower back pain at some point. For a few people this pain is a one-time occurrence; for others, it becomes chronic. For most, though, the pain may be of short duration but returns now and then – after sitting for a prolonged period, lifting heavy objects or sleeping the wrong way. Back […]
The plethora of products available for people looking to combat back pain at home has left many wondering which, if any, will work for them. The inversion table is one of many products that has piqued the interest of back pain sufferers. Inversion tables use gravity and the body’s weight to elongate the spine, stretch […]
The magnitude of money expended for lower back pain connected problems is in the tens of billions annually in the US. If you comprise people who have only had one single issue in their life with back pain, then you could state close to 100% of people have been through some low back pain. Traumas […]
For some back pain becomes chronic. It is important to know the difference between acute pain and chronic pain.
A lack of exercise, or uninformed exercise, can lead to serious back pain. If weak core muscles fail to support the spine and it falls out of alignment, or if a muscle imbalance pulls the spine out of alignment, it makes sense that correcting the muscle problem will help to restore alignment and eliminate pain.