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3 Ways to Make Your Office Easier on Back Pain

If you sit at a desk all day long for work, you may think that you are less likely to experience back pain than a manual laborer. However, one of the primary causes of back pain in the workplace is sitting for hours at a time. We’re going to take a look at 3 ways [...]

2017-07-13T19:38:25+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Make Your Office Easier on Back Pain

Exercise and Other Natural Ways to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is so common that up to 80% of people will have a bout at some point in life. However, for millions of people, chronic back pain becomes debilitating. In fact, back pain is the number one cause of disability worldwide. When lower back pain begins, exercise may be the last thing on [...]

2017-07-13T16:22:26+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Exercise and Other Natural Ways to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Back Pain Relief for Gamers

If you play video games professionally or are a serious hobbyist, one common ailment that may concern you is back pain. While there don’t seem to be any studies on the number of gamers with lower back problems, it wouldn’t be a surprise to find out the number of chronic pain sufferers was higher than [...]

2017-07-13T16:18:06+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Back Pain Relief for Gamers

How to Travel Without the Lower Back Pain

Summer is here, and that means many families will be traveling while the kids are off from school. Unfortunately, back pain can make it difficult to enjoy a family vacation, so here are a few tips to help you take your vacation while leaving your lower back pain behind. Handle Luggage Properly – First of [...]

2017-07-13T15:14:54+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on How to Travel Without the Lower Back Pain

100 Billion Reasons to Search for Better Back Pain Care

In the US alone, about $100 billion per year is spent on finding relief from back pain. Unfortunately, most of this money is wasted on treatments with extremely low success rates or therapies that can actually make the problem worse. We’re going to look at a few things to avoid if possible, and one cost-effective [...]

2017-07-18T15:55:03+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on 100 Billion Reasons to Search for Better Back Pain Care

5 Things You Should Know About Back Pain and Pregnancy

Pregnancy can come along with a host of concerns, but this should be an overall positive experience for expectant mothers. How can you keep back pain from casting a pall over an exciting time in your life? Here are 5 things you should know. Gaining weight affects the back – When a pregnant woman experiences [...]

2017-07-13T16:12:11+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on 5 Things You Should Know About Back Pain and Pregnancy

A Non-Invasive and Long-Term Alternative to Back Pain Relief

If you have been suffering from back pain on a long-term basis, you’ve probably had the entire gamut of treatment options recommended to you, including much of the usual like: Opioids for pain management Surgery RFD – radiofrequency denervation (requires local anesthesia, electric current is used to intentionally damage the nerves in order to stop [...]

2017-07-13T16:05:17+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on A Non-Invasive and Long-Term Alternative to Back Pain Relief

Office Workers – Use These Tips to Lessen Back Pain at Work

One of the employee groups facing the greatest threat of back pain is the office worker. A desk job may seem cushy to most who do manual labor, but sitting all day long and using technology frequently can lead to serious back issues over time. How can you minimize the risk of back pain if [...]

2017-07-13T15:00:13+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Office Workers – Use These Tips to Lessen Back Pain at Work

5 Things to Try for Back Pain Before Medication

Despite changing guidelines, doctors still prescribe opioids for about 40% of patients who complain of back pain. If you want to try and get rid of your back pain without popping pills, here are 5 things you can try first. Upper Cervical Chiropractic – You may not think the top bones of your neck as [...]

2017-07-13T14:54:12+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on 5 Things to Try for Back Pain Before Medication

Why Are Opioids Still the Most Used Back Pain Treatment?

Lower back pain is one of the most common ailments in the world. In fact, an NPR poll revealed that over half of people had to cope with back pain at some time in the last 12 months. The most shocking part of the survey was that nearly 40% of patients who went to the [...]

2017-07-13T10:42:55+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Back Pain, Low Back Pain / Sciatica|Comments Off on Why Are Opioids Still the Most Used Back Pain Treatment?