Herniated disc is a very common problem and is the source of back pain for very many folks. This disorder arises when the liquids between the lumbar discs degenerate and the inner material herniates out of its usual position. The result is an aggravation of the nerve roots, specifically the sciatic nerve root leading to […]
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 […]
Most cases of DDD will not warrant surgery. A combination of behavioral changes and passive treatment options are enough to resolve most people’s pain….
For every form of sciatica (often from a lumbar disc herniation), exercise should be part of the treatment program. Conditioning the core muscle group is one key aspect of any sciatica exercise routine. If a hamstring is tight, the muscles of the buttocks and lower back may be strained by compensating for it…..